The Ministry of Labour is investigating an industrial accident in Amherstburg.

Police say a construction worker and an excavator fell off a Front Road bridge and plummeted into the water. 

It happened around 2 p.m. Wednesday.

According to the Ministry, it was reported that a guard rail gave way and the excavator fell and was submerged under water.

Police say the worker was taken to hospital, but was not seriously hurt.

A Ministry inspector has issued one requirement to not disturb the scene.