Man crushed by truck after jack fails

File photo / NZ Herald
File photo / NZ Herald

A Wellington man suffered serious injuries today when he was crushed by a truck when a jack that was holding it up collapsed.

A police spokesman said the 38-year-old man was working underneath the truck in Khandallah about 12.45pm, when the incident happened.

He was taken to Wellington Hospital with crush injuries, the spokesman said.

A hospital spokesman said the man was in a serious condition in the Emergency Department.


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