Boy critical after fall

Last updated 15:14 24/12/2013

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A boy who was taken to Southland Hospital in a critical condition fell off a roof.

The 12-year-old from Gore fell three metres onto concrete and landed on his back on Monday night .

An ambulance spokeswoman said the boy was taken to Gore hospital before being transferred to Southland Hospital after falling off the roof of a property in Wentworth St about 6pm.

Southland Hospital staff said they could not comment on the boy's condition and Gore police said they did not attend the incident.


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