Prison van collides with crane

06:19, Apr 09 2013

A prisoner has been taken to hospital after a crash between a Department of Corrections van and a crane in Bay of Plenty.

Police said there was one prisoner in the back of the van. He was taken to hospital for a checkup after the accident.

The crash happened at Aongatete, south of Katikati, at the intersection of State Highway 2 and Work Rd, shortly before 4pm.