PA Assistant Paralyzed on the Set of The CW Show ‘Batwoman’

Production Assistant Amanda Smith working below the Georgia Viaduct in Vancouver during a location shoot setup on March 11 when “the bucket of a lift lowered onto her head,” according to a GoFundMe page created for Smith. The Workers’ Compensation Board of British Columbia (WorkSafeBC) has launched an investigation into the incident. a rep for Warner Bros TV said in a statement to Deadline. “Our thoughts are with her for a speedy recovery. We are working closely with WorkSafeBC to provide any and all requested information. We continue to work to protect the health and safety of all our crews, casts and employees.”

Amanda Smith suffered serious spinal injuries, including burst vertebrae, and was rushed to Vancouver General Hospital for emergency spinal surgery.

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