Woman impaled on fence at church

A woman has suffered moderate injuries after she was impaled on a spiked fence at a central Auckland church this morning.

A Fire Service spokesperson said firefighters were called to the Pitt Street Methodist Church about 5.15am where the woman was impaled on a fence.

Firefighters used air-powered tools to cut her free.

The woman was taken to Auckland City Hospital by ambulance about 6am.

A St John ambulance spokesperson said the woman suffered moderate injuries in the incident.

It was not yet known where the spike pierced the woman, or how she came to become impaled.

- Herald Online

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