Man injured in fall off hydro truck near Peterborough

OPP are investigating after a man fell off a Hydro One truck on Lily Lake Road in Peterborough. Harrison Perkins/Special to CHEX News

A man was taken to hospital after falling from a hydro truck on the outskirts of Peterborough on Tuesday morning.

Peterborough County OPP were called to Lily Lake Road for reports that a man in his 40s fell off a truck.

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OPP say the man was an independent contractor working for Hydro One. Police say the worker fell off of a Hydro One truck and dropped eight to 10 feet to the ground. The truck was being used for work in the area at the time.

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He was taken to Peterborough Regional Health Centre with undisclosed injuries, OPP said.

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The Ministry of Labour has been contacted. It’s not yet known if they will be investigating.

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