16 Aug 2019

Person dies after being struck by a truck in Onehunga

1:01 pm on 16 August 2019

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a truck in Auckland.

The crash happened just after 10.30am today on Mount Smart Road in Onehunga.

The pedestrian died at the scene.

A section of Onehunga Mall Road is expected to remain closed for some time.

Meanwhile, State Highway 57 in Levin has reopened following a serious crash this morning.

A truck and trailer hit powerlines just before 6am, blocking both lanes of the highway between Roslyn and Waihou Roads.

Police said no-one was injured. The Transport agency said while the road was open the speed limit had been temporarily dropped to 30km/h.