One person injured after bus crashes into barrier fence in Northcote, Auckland
One person has been injured after a bus collided with a fence in the Auckland suburb of Northcote.
Emergency services were called to the Akoranga bus station about 5pm on Monday.
The northern transit bus smashed front-first into a barrier fence, shattering the windscreen.
A pedestrian was hurt in the collision and suffered minor injuries, a police spokeswoman said.
Emergency services on site at Akoranga Station due to an incident involving a bus. Bus services are still operating,but at reduced speed.^SB pic.twitter.com/3fNFr5U4CZ— Auckland Transport (@AklTransport) July 17, 2017
However, Auckland Transport spokesman Mark Hannan said it was the driver who was injured and no pedestrians were involved.
The bus was not in service and was not carrying any passengers, Hannan said.
Auckland Transport said bus services were still operating in the area, but at a reduced speed.