Otago Daily Times

Man critical after truck rolls


WORKSAFE is investigat­ing after a man was critically injured when his fertiliser truck rolled on farmland near Raes Junction.

A police spokeswoma­n said it was called to reports of a truck rolling on farmland between Raes Junction and Beaumont about 9am yesterday.

The truck was carrying fertiliser. No other vehicles were involved, the spokeswoma­n said.

Investigat­ions were continuing.

A St John spokesman said a man was flown to Dunedin Hospital in a critical condition.

A WorkSafe spokesman said it was investigat­ing the incident.

‘‘We understand a truck crashed, leaving the driver with serious injuries.

‘‘As the matter is now under investigat­ion we are unable to make any further comment.’’

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