Man hurt by falling tree

Last updated 08:45 19/12/2013

Relevant offers

A man with back injuries after a tree fell on him remains in Palmerston North Hospital this morning.

Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter pilot Lance Burns said they were called to transport the man from a Mangaone Valley Rd property, northeast of Eketahuna, yesterday afternoon.

A St John ambulance was already on the scene.

The man suffered moderate back injuries and was airlifted to hospital in a stable condition.

Mr Burns said the man was not part of a forestry operation.

A hospital spokesman said this morning that the man remained in a stable condition.

Ad Feedback

- © Fairfax NZ News

Special offers
Opinion poll

Do you agree with increased oil exploration?

Yes, we need to find out what resources are there

No, it's too risky. Leave the sites alone.

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content