Pruner flown to hospital

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A woman pruning on a Pukehina orchard was flown to Tauranga Hospital after falling and hurting her neck today.
The TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter was called to the kiwifruit orchard at 12.30pm, where St John paramedics treated the 23-year-old who was found on the ground by other workers.
A St John spokesman said the woman had slipped from a ladder and needed pain relief for pain to her neck and back.
She was flown to hospital in a serious condition.

- Bay of Plenty Times

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