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Ottawa construction worker seriously injured in wall collapse

April 21, 2014, Ottawa – A man is in serious condition in hospital following a construction accident in Ottawa.

April 21, 2014
By The Canadian Press

April 21, 2014, Ottawa – A man is in serious condition in hospital following a construction accident in Ottawa.

Ottawa fire officials say construction materials fell on top of the man's head when a brick wall collapsed.

They say the worker suffered a severe head trauma.

Firefighters and paramedics tried to revive the man, performing CPR at the scene and continuing en route to hospital.

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Police say they are investigating along with the Ministry of Labour.