Man injured after being hit by sheep

File photo / NZ Herald
File photo / NZ Herald

A man suffered a suspected dislocated hip after he was struck by a sheep in Hawke's Bay yesterday.

The 64-year-old is understood to have been hit by a sheep on the charge while helping to draft a mob of sheep on a farm near Omakare, east of Waipukurau.

The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter airlifted the man to Hawke's Bay Hospital for treatment.

- Herald Online staff

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