Occupational Health and Safety is investigating after a gravesite collapsed at a northwest Calgary cemetery on Monday, injuring one man.
The incident happened as a worker was digging a grave at the Queen’s Park Cemetery in the 3200 block of 4 Street northwest at around 9 a.m.
The Calgary Fire Department said the worker was standing at the edge of a grave when it collapsed and he fell in.
The fire department’s technical rescue team was able to stabilize the excavation and rescue the injured worker from the grave.
The victim was assessed on scene by EMS and then taken to hospital in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.