12 Jul 2018

Canterbury man crushed by bus

4:57 pm on 12 July 2018

A man is dead in North Canterbury after a bus he was working on crushed him.

Police said emergency services were called on Tuesday afternoon to a Leithfield property where Brent Antony Watkins, 55, was trapped by a bus.

It is understood he was working on the bus when it rolled, or landed on top of him.

Police said Mr Watkins could not be revived at the scene.

His death has been referred to the Coroner.