Container incident claims life in Mt Maunganui

  • 14/03/2016

A person has died after being caught between a truck and container in Mt Maunganui.

Emergency services were called to Recycling Mount Maunganui, a private company at Totara St at about 12:30pm.

"On arrival we found that, yes indeed there was someone crushed between the container and a rolled truck and they have since died on the scene," Northern Fire Communications shift manager Colin Underdown said.

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