Man injured in forestry accident

Last updated 11:10 07/01/2013

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A 58 year-old Wakefield man has been flown to Nelson Hospital with a serious back injury following a forestry accident in the Motueka Valley.

St John team manager Jon Leach said today the man was airlifted to hospital by the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter in a stable condition, after a tree fell on him while he was working in the forest.

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