Children injured in farm accident

Last updated 21:52 16/08/2012

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Two young children have been seriously hurt in a farm accident.

The three year-old and five year-old were helping their father feed out hay to stock on the farm in Tapawera when the ute they were in rolled down a hill, trapping them.

They both suffered serious injuries in the accident which happened at 6.15pm. They were stabilised before being flown with their father by the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter to Nelson Hospital.

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