A man is in a critical condition in hospital after sustaining
serious injuries working in an Auckland manufacturing
The man, aged in his 40s, was injured while operating
packaging machinery at a Lion Nathan facility in East Tamaki.
Reports suggest he may have become stuck in a metal plate
machine at the site on Ormiston Rd.
An ambulance spokesman said the man had been freed from the
machine when they arrived, but was unconscious and had
difficulty breathing, Newstalk ZB reports.
The man is now in a critical but stable condition in
Middlemore Hospital, a spokesman confirmed.
It is understood the Ministry of Business Innovation and
Employment has been informed of the incident.
- Patrice Dougan of APNZ