Whangamata man sustains eye injury on farm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Whangamata man sustains eye injury on farm

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched on Wednesday afternoon approximately 2pm to a Whangamata farm.

The man sustained a serious eye injury while using a post-hole rammer on the rear of his tractor. A fencepost appeared to have partially shattered, with a substantial splinter entering his eye socket.

He was attended to by a Sy John Intensive Care Paramedic prior to being flown to Waikato Hospital for surgery.

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