Crane worker slides to safety

A video submitted by readers shows a crane worker sneaking to safety in downtown Kelowna shortly after it collapsed on Monday.

The worker manages to get to safety on an upper floor of the building.

The rescue workers continue their rescue operations.

“I heard a lot of noise and it sounded like they were throwing or things were coming off and then the top extension part came down. Everything buckled and just came down, ”said Megan Ziegler, adding that she saw a man fall.

“It was pretty hard to watch.”

Several people were injured in the incident. At this point, all deaths were unconfirmed by the authorities.

Live updates on this evolving incident can be found here.