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Ship crew member seriously injured after falling from crane at Northport

A person has been seriously injured after falling from a crane at Northport, near Whangārei in Northland.

Fire communications told 1 NEWS they responded to a workplace incident where a ship crew member fell from a crane at Northport, Marsden Point.

Emergency services were called shortly after midday.

One person has been transported to Whangārei Hospital in a serious condition.

Three ambulances were in attendance.

Whangarei, New Zealand - July 28, 2013: Ship, wood logs and cranes in Northport on July 28, 2013. It's situated in Northland at the entrance to Whangarei Harbour, making it the northernmost multi-purpose port in New Zealand.
Northport (file picture, not the August 14 accident scene). Source: istock.com