The following can be attributed to Barry Potter, Director Infrastructure & Environmental Services, Auckland Council:
The council has been informed of a workplace accident involving one of its contractors. The contractor was delivering rubbish bins to residents in the East Auckland area.
Our thoughts are with the injured person and their family.
Council is liaising with the contractor and will provide any information that the Police or WorkSafe may require.
Details of the workplace accident have been released by Police, who are leading the current investigation.