29 Sep 2012

Man seriously injured trying to load bulldozer

8:14 pm on 29 September 2012

A man is in a stable condition in hospital after being trapped under the loading tray of his truck in a remote part of the Tararua District.

He suffered head, leg and back injuries while trying to load a bulldozer onto the back of the vehicle at Huia Road in Pongaroa, east of Pahiatua, about 9am on Saturday.

He was flown to Palmerston North Hospital.