Woman impaled on spiked fence

A woman suffered moderate injuries after she was impaled on a spiked fence at a central Auckland church this morning.

A Fire Service spokesperson said firefighters were called to the Pitt Street Methodist Church about 5.15am where the woman was impaled on a fence.

Firefighters used air-powered tools to cut the woman free.

The woman was taken to Auckland City Hospital by ambulance at about 6am.

A St John ambulance spokesperson said the woman suffered moderate injuries in the incident.

It was not yet known where the spike pierced the woman or how she came to become impaled.

- The Aucklander

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