12 May 2010

Man injured when taxi crashes into McDonalds

5:39 pm on 12 May 2010

A man has been seriously injured after a taxi drove into the dining area of a McDonalds restaurant in Wellington.

The crash, overnight on Tuesday, left a 49-year old man trapped for a short time when a counter fell on his leg.

He was freed and taken to hospital at about 2.30am.

The collision caused major damage to the restaurant, which is attached to a petrol station on Taranaki Street.

Police are investigating.