Man airlifted to hospital after tractor rolls

AIRLFITED: A Rangitieki man was airlifted to Wanganui Hospital after his tractor rolled.
AIRLFITED: A Rangitieki man was airlifted to Wanganui Hospital after his tractor rolled.

A Rangitikei man has been airlifted to hospital after his tractor rolled down a steep hill.

About 5.30pm yesterday the Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was called to a Turakina Valley farm where a 70-year-old man had suffered a serious leg injury in the accident, helicopter pilot Chris Moody said.

He was airlifted to Wanganui Hospital in  a stable but serious condition.

The Dominion Post