Lime e-scooter rider seriously injured after colliding with truck in Dunedin

A person on a Lime e-scooter has been seriously injured after a crash with a truck in Dunedin overnight.

Emergency services were called to the incident about 1.45am near the intersection of Dundas and Cumberland Streets.

A police spokesperson said the person on the e-scooter is reported to have received serious injuries and was taken to Dunedin Hospital.

They also said the scooter was reported to be a Lime e-scooter.

Meanwhile, the Transport Agency says part of Cumberland Street - which is State Highway 1 - has reopened after being closed for southbound traffic.

The Serious Crash Unit will be at the scene investigating today.

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