A man suffered serious neck injuries when he was crushed by a truck overnight.

The man, believed to be in his 50s, was squashed between a truck and a fence at a business premises on Kirwyn Ave, East Tamaki, just after midnight.

He suffered neck injuries in the incident at Quality Bakers, northern ambulance communications shift manager Norm Ngatai said.

The man was taken to Auckland City Hospital in a serious condition.