Man trapped beneath truck
Emergency services raced to an Atawhai property on Saturday to rescue a man who was trapped beneath a truck.
It is understood the man became lodged beneath the truck on an Atawhai Drive property early this morning, after crawling under its chassis.
Sergeant Glenn Lloyd-Jones, of the Nelson police, said paramedics and fire fighters managed to pull the man out at about 8.30am.
''He couldn't get back out. He was under there for a while, and he was a bit cold.''
He said the man, who was responsive and talking with his rescuers, was taken to Nelson Hospital for monitoring, and potential treatment for hypothermia
.A Nelson Hospital spokesman said the man was in a stable condition in the medical ward this afternoon.
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