Woman loses legs after car-park accident

A 37-year-old woman who was hit by a truck in Auckland has lost both her legs, police say.

The incident occurred at Countdown supermarket in Grey Lynn on Sunday morning.

"A truck with its tray down reversed into a woman, trapping her against the tray and a wall. The force took one leg off and severely damaged the other which needed surgical removal," Senior Sergeant Gary Barber said.

The woman was a pedestrian at the time the incident occurred. She was taken to Auckland Hospital by ambulance.

Mr Barber said it was too early to say whether charges would be laid.

The driver would need to be interviewed, as well as the woman and any witnesses, he said.

An Auckland District Health Board spokesman said the woman was in a serious but stable condition last night.

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