UPDATE: City of Ottawa says this wasn’t a collapse..and the three workers have been freed with one injury.
A small amount of shotcrete fell within tunnel in construction zone. This was not a tunnel collapse.— City of Ottawa (@ottawacity) November 10, 2016
I'm on-site. No tunnel collapse. Staff are reporting a small construction incident with minor injury to one worker. Glad everyone is safe.— Jim Watson (@JimWatsonOttawa) November 10, 2016
This came down a few minutes ago…We don’t have too much info so far, but Police are asking people to avoid Laurier and Waller as emergency crews are on the scene.
There are reports of 3 people trapped inside BUT they are in a safe zone.
Laurier closed from Nicholas to King Edward.
We will update you when we know more
The city confirms incident at Waller & Laurier related to construction. Emergency crews are on site. Updates to follow.— City of Ottawa (@ottawacity) November 10, 2016
Ottawa Police and other emergency services responding to the scene of a tunnel collapse on Waller Street. More updates to come.— Ottawa Police (@OttawaPolice) November 10, 2016