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Bulldozer Accident Near Picton

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Fuseworks Media

A male believed to be in his 50s from Rarangi was flown to Nelson hospital at 917am today 14 December 2010 by the Summit Rescue Helicopter.

He was involved in a bulldozer logging accident approximately 1.5 Km east of the Picton Airfield and received serious leg injuries.

We are unsure if he was driving the bulldozer or not. He was treated at the scene by a St John Advanced Paramedic. After receiving emergency treatment he was transported on the Summit Rescue Helicopter to Nelson Hospital.

The weather at the scene was fine and light winds.

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