Rubbish collector reportedly dies after falling from truck

2:10 pm on 14 December 2017

A rubbish collector has died after apparently falling from a rubbish truck and being run over.

Rubbish and recycle bins at an Auckland home.

File photo Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Police say the accident happened just after 12.30pm on Alexandra Redoubt Road in Tuakau, south of Auckland.

A cordon is in place at the intersection with Roberts Rd.

Polce said the Serious Crash Unit was in attendance and WorkSafe NZ had been notified.