30 Nov 2012

Person in hospital after lift incident

1:38 pm on 30 November 2012

A person was taken to hospital with moderate injuries after an incident in a lift in central Auckland.

Witnesses reported hearing a bang at the Westpac building on Queen Street just after 11.30am on Friday.

The Ambulance Service said one person was taken to Auckland hospital with moderate injuries.

Westpac says two employees were in a lift when they heard a loud bang. One was taken to hospital after suffering some discomfort and his hearing will be tested.

The other employee was not injured.