Three city workers injured in vehicle collision on Walkers Line.

News 100 redBy Staff

May 14, 2015


Burlington, Ont.—May 14, 2015—The City of Burlington is saddened today to share news about an incident that took place this morning involving city employees.

A vehicle struck three Roads and Parks Maintenance employees while they were working outside on Walkers Line near Dundas Street. Two staff have been taken to Hamilton General Hospital with serious injuries and a third was taken to Joseph Brant Hospital with minor injuries.

The city is not sharing the names of the employees until the families have been informed.

“This is heartbreaking news,” said Mayor Rick Goldring. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the employees who have been injured and with their families.”

Mayor Goldring and Ward 6 Councillor Blair Lancaster visited the injured workers at the hospital. Other Roads and Parks Maintenance staff have been called back to their offices where two crisis counsellors will be available. Counselling is also available to any city staff person who needs support.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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