Otago Daily Times

Man dies of crash in­juries

- Crime · Disasters · Incidents · Dunedin · Otago Region

A MAN has died in Dunedin Hospi­tal af­ter suf­fer­ing crit­i­cal in­juries when the truck he was driv­ing rolled on a Cen­tral Otago farm late last week.

A po­lice spokes­woman con­firmed the man, aged in his 60s, died in hospi­tal on Satur­day.

Emer­gency ser­vices were called to a prop­erty near Raes Junc­tion just be­fore 9am on Fri­day.

Po­lice re­ported the man was driv­ing a truck car­ry­ing fer­tiliser when it rolled down an in­cline on the prop­erty.

The man was air­lifted to Dunedin in a crit­i­cal con­di­tion.

WorkSafe and po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing the in­ci­dent.

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