Farm accidents injure two
A 62-year-old farm worker has been seriously injured on a Marlborough farm.
A St John spokesman said the man had been run over by a tractor and had suffered serious abdominal and pelvic injuries.
The accident happened about 10.30am today.
It is believed the man was a contractor working on the property.
Two paramedics treated the man and took him to Wairau Hospital in Blenheim.
Meanwhile, a 45-year-old Pleasant Point man was flown to Timaru Hospital by Westpac rescue helicopter after rolling his quad bike.
The man suffered a leg fracture when he rolled the bike today while negotiating a hill, according to Westpac paramedics. His condition in hospital was stable.
The incident occurred in the Kakahu area shortly after 10am, at a property located along Winchester Hanging Rock Rd, between Meredith and Rapuwai roads.