Man found injured on Auckland's North Shore, no memory of incident

Police said the man was unaware as to how he had sustained muliple injuries.

Police said the man was unaware as to how he had sustained muliple injuries.

A man was found with extensive injuries down a bank on Auckland's North Shore without knowing how he got there. 

Police said the 33-year-old man was found injured near the intersection of Park and Glenfield roads about 5.30pm on Monday.

It is understood he may have been involved in a crash with a vehicle.

"A member of the public heard someone yell out before finding the man down a grass embankment with moderate injuries to his head, hands and knees," police said.

"The man cannot remember how he sustained his injuries, but it is possible he had been skateboarding just before the crash." 

A white van was seen near the scene and police asked the driver to come forward.

Witnesses are also asked to contact police.

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