Digger crashes into drain near Maketu

Police were called to Wilson Rd North, near Maketu. File photo.

One person has been injured when a digger toppled into a ditch near Maketu this morning.

The man received minor injuries in the crash on Wilson Road North just after 8am.

A police media spokesperson says police were called to the crash scene following reports a digger had fallen in to a drain. 

“It appears the digger has fallen into a drain while being unloaded off a truck,” she says. 

“One person has minor injuries, fire were also at the scene.”


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