UPDATE: Man in stable condition after sign blows over in Hamilton

WATCH ABOVE: A man is in critical condition after he was hit by a large sign that fell on top of him as a winter storm hit Hamilton on Saturday.

Hamilton Paramedics say a man is in stable condition after a large downtown sign blew over.

A spokesperson told Global News that emergency crews were called to Catharine Street South and Main Street East just before 3:10 p.m. on Saturday.

The spokesperson said a 58-year-old man was hit by the sign.

Paramedics took the man to a trauma centre in Hamilton with critical injuries.

A 54-year-old man was also hit by the falling sign and suffered minor injuries.

It’s not clear if weather conditions caused the sign to come down.

A wind warning was issued by Environment Canada at around the time of the incident.

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