July 29, 2014 8:39 pm

Construction worker in Surrey injured after trench collapses

A construction worker has been taken to hospital after the trench he was working in, collapsed around him on Tuesday afternoon.

Emergency crews responded to the work site just before 1 p.m. at 15751 104 Ave.

The worker was helping to install a sewer line at a property.

There are conflicting reports about the man’s condition. BC Ambulance Service says he was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, while Surrey Fire says he had minor injuries.

No word on what caused the collapse. WorkSafeBC is investigating.

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