“A Manawatu farm worker who spent the night trapped under his 4WD farm bike in frigid conditions has been flown to hospital with leg injury and hypothermia,” Jimmy Ellingham reports for Stuff.
“A 20-year-old worker was found trapped under his 4WD, which had rolled on him, Feilding police Sergeant David Burmeister said,” Ellingham reports. “‘He’d been out there all night stuck underneath it.'”
Ellingham reports, “Weather conditions last night were ‘terrible’ – wet and cold – with the temperature in single figures. The man was found down a gully and the police constable on the scene was able to use his new iPhone to give the Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter the co-ordinates of where to land, Burmeister said.”
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