4 Mar 2015

Port worker injures back in Timaru

9:06 pm on 4 March 2015

A Timaru port worker has been taken to hospital after injuring his back today.

He is believed to be in the Spinal Unit at Burwood Hospital in Christchurch.

A spokesperson for Maritime New Zealand, Sarah Brazil, said the man was injured while he was unloading a container.

Maritime New Zealand is investigating.