Man hit by truck in central Auckland

Fire, ambulance and police crews attended the scene.
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Fire, ambulance and police crews attended the scene.

A man has suffered leg injuries after he was struck and became wedged under the wheel of a truck in central Auckland.

Fire communications shift manager Jaron Phillips said crews were called to the incident near the corner of Newton and Kyber Pass roads, central Auckland, at 8.28am on Wednesday.

"There were reports of a pedestrian with their leg stuck under a vehicle," Phillips said.

The man was taken to hospital in a moderate condition.
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The man was taken to hospital in a moderate condition.

Ambulance crews attended and the man was taken to hospital in a moderate condition. 

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Fire, ambulance and police crews were called to the incident.
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Fire, ambulance and police crews were called to the incident.

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