Worksafe New Zealand has been notified after a 23-year-old
man had his foot run over by a digger in Allanton on
St John duty centre manager Brendan McInnes said the service
was called to Douglas St about 12.30pm, after the digger
rolled over the driver's foot.
The man suffered minor injuries and was taken to Dunedin
''It was painful ... apparently the digger was of a
''I don't think he will be walking around on it for a wee
bit,'' Mr McInnes said.
Southern deployment co-ordinator Senior Sergeant Craig Brown,
of Dunedin, said it was believed the driver had hopped off
the digger to open a gate when the digger slipped in some mud
and ran over the man's foot.
Police had notified WorkSafe New Zealand about the incident,
Snr Sgt Brown said.