Man killed in tractor accident

Last updated 17:02 14/12/2013

Relevant offers

A man driving a tractor has died after an accident on the West Coast this morning.

The Nelson Malborough Rescue Helicopter was called to the scene near Little Wanganui, south of Karamea about 10.50am.

The 65-year-old died at the scene.

The rescue helicopter were also called out to the Wairoa Gorge, south east of Nelson after a mountain biker crashed while riding about 1.50pm.

The 40-year-old sustained pelvic injuries and was flown to Nelson Hospital for treatment.

Ad Feedback

- The Press

Special offers
Opinion poll

Would you like to see the Heathcote River cleaned up?

Absolutely, why does the Avon River get all the attention?

Yes, but only if it doesn't cost ratepayers too much

No, industry needs somewhere to dispose its waste

Vote Result

Related story: Alasdair Cassels to beautify Heathcote River

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content

Then and Now