A 25-year-old man got stuck in a 2.4-metre-deep at a construction site in Saskatoon on Friday. After hours of efforts, he was rescued from the hole before 6 o’ clock in the evening with the help of rescue team.
According to the reporters, the man was quite alert and didn’t appear to be in pain.
As per the CBC News reporters, the man was not a worker at the construction site. He was simply walking in the area when he slipped and fell in to the deep hole.
When he fell, no one was around the hole. He fell in to the hole at around 1 p.m. and after hours of shouting for help he was noticed.
In the hole, he was sunk till his waste level. The rescue team first tried a pulley system in order to lift the man but didn’t succeed. After that failed attempt, they dug the area near him with the help of an excavating machine and finally rescued him.
He was then rushed to the hospital and after some first-aid; he was reported to be fine.
Reporters at the scene said that the incident took place behind a fence, but is not clear whether the public was allowed to go there or not.
The accident happened at the crossroads of 11th Street West and Circle Drive in Saskatoon.