Man in critical condition after workplace accident in South Auckland

A man has been left in critical condition after a workplace accident in South Auckland this afternoon.

A Worksafe spokeswoman told 1 NEWS a worker was trapped in a piece of machinery.

Police say emergency services were called to an industrial site on Harris Rd, East Tamaki just after 2:30pm.

A St John spokesperson told 1 NEWS the male patient has been transported to Middlemore Hospital in a critical condition.

St John sent one ambulance, one manager and a trauma doctor to the site.

Worksafe are investigating the incident.

St John Ambulance.