Serious accident in Lyttelton Port

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Apr 24, 2022 |

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious incident at Lyttelton Port.

A Police spokeswoman said they are assisting ambulance with an incident at Cashin Quay, Lyttleton that was reported shortly before 9.30am.

A St John Ambulance spokeswoman said St John was notified of an incident in Lyttleton at 09:12 and responded one ambulance, one intensive care paramedic and one manager.

“We were not required for transportation. Please refer all further enquires to Police.”

It is understood a man has been buried by coal.

A WorkSafe spokeswoman said they have been notified of this incident.

“We are making initial enquiries to determine our next steps.”

“Please note WorkSafe has not opened a formal investigation at this stage.”

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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