Truck loses brakes on Queen St, rolls backwards crashing into van

All emergency services are now at the crash scene. Photo / Francis Cook
All emergency services are now at the crash scene. Photo / Francis Cook

A runaway truck with brake failure has rolled backwards down Auckland's main street, Queen St, ploughing into a van.

A Fire Service spokesman said the truck lost power in its brakes going up the steep street at about 11.30am only stopping when it crashed into a van at Airedale St near Aotea Square.

All emergency services are now at the crash scene.

A runaway truck with brake failure has rolled backwards down Auckland's main street, Queen St, ploughing into a van (pictured). Photo / Francis Cook
A runaway truck with brake failure has rolled backwards down Auckland's main street, Queen St, ploughing into a van (pictured). Photo / Francis Cook

- NZ Herald

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