Please attribute to Senior Sergeant Hamish Chapman, Counties Manukau Police.
At 11.24am today emergency services were called to an incident in Golfland Drive, Golflands where a worker has become trapped between a rubbish truck and a tree.
A male has received critical injuries and has been taken to Middlemore Hospital.
A section of Golfland Drive has been closed and cordons will be in place for some time.
Worksafe New Zealand have been advised and will continue investigations into this matter.
Monique Caddy/NZ Police