16 Jan 2015

Teen injured in digger bucket accident

2:18 pm on 16 January 2015

A teenager is in a serious condition after being crushed by a digger bucket in a workplace accident in Kaiapoi.

A St John New Zealand ambulance

St John Ambulance was alerted to the accident at about 11.30am today (file photo). Photo: ST JOHN NZ

St John Ambulance was alerted at about 11.30am with two ambulances and a rapid response unit sent to the scene.

A spokesperson said the male teenager received very serious injuries and was in Christchurch Hospital in a serious condition.