Injured man rescued from tree in rural Manawatū taken to hospital with serious injuries

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Injured man rescued from tree in rural Manawatū taken to hospital with serious injuries



The man was injured and trapped up a tree in rural Manawatu.  (file pic)

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The man was injured and trapped up a tree in rural Manawatu. (file pic)

A man has been flown to hospital with serious injuries after being rescued from a tree in rural Manawatū.

Emergency services responded to the incident on East Mangahuia Rd at 2.25pm ​​on Friday near the Iron Gates nature reserve at the foot of the Ruahine ranges.

A Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesperson said three fire trucks attended to rescue the man, leaving by 4.30pm.

A St John spokesperson said an ambulance and helicopter attended, with the man assessed and treated for serious injuries before being flown to Palmerston North Hospital.





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2022-09-02 03:59:00

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