Serious injuries after fall from truck

  • 19/01/2016
Serious injuries after fall from truck

A woman has been left with serious head injuries are falling off the back of a moving rubbish truck in the central North Island.

Emergency services were called to Dannevirke after the woman, who was working on the truck, lost her balance while hanging off the back and fell, hitting her head on the ground on Tuesday morning.

The woman, in her 50s, was flown to Palmerston North Hospital in a serious condition after being treated by paramedics at the scene.

NZN