Person Crushed In Mount Maunganui

Publish Date
Monday, 14 March 2016, 3:54PM
Photo / Alan Gibson

Photo / Alan Gibson

A person has been killed after being crushed between a container and a truck at Mount Maunganui.

Bay of Plenty police Senior Sergeant Graham Perks said police and Worksafe New Zealand were at the Totara St site.

''It is being investigated as a work-related incident,'' Mr Perks said.

The overturned container and truck where a man died at Mt Maunganui. Photo / Alan Gibson

The overturned container and truck where a man died at Mt Maunganui. Photo / Alan Gibson

St John ambulance paramedics have confirmed a person has died as the result of an accident in the industrial area of Mount Maunganui.

Fire Service Northern Communications shift manager Colin Underdown said emergency services were called to a premises on Totara St about noon.

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