Man injured in fall

A MAN was taken to Gisborne Hospital yesterday afternoon after he suffered a back injury in a fall at a machinery business in the industrial subdivision.

Police, Fire and Emergency NZ and St John Ambulance were called to the scene just after midday.

“The man had been working in the cab of a large agricultural machine when he fell and injured his back,” a senior firefighter said.

“We had to remove one of the perspex side panels of the cab to get him out and he had to be removed carefully because of the nature of his injury.”

The man, aged 35, was transported to hospital by ambulance.

A hospital spokewoman said he was admitted and was in a stable condition. He was to be flown to Waikato Hospital today for further treatment.

A MAN was taken to Gisborne Hospital yesterday afternoon after he suffered a back injury in a fall at a machinery business in the industrial subdivision.

Police, Fire and Emergency NZ and St John Ambulance were called to the scene just after midday.

“The man had been working in the cab of a large agricultural machine when he fell and injured his back,” a senior firefighter said.

“We had to remove one of the perspex side panels of the cab to get him out and he had to be removed carefully because of the nature of his injury.”

The man, aged 35, was transported to hospital by ambulance.

A hospital spokewoman said he was admitted and was in a stable condition. He was to be flown to Waikato Hospital today for further treatment.

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