Waiuku man suffers serious injuries from chainsaw

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A 50-year-old Waiuku man has suffered serious injuries over his left eye and cheek after a chainsaw kicked back in his face.

A Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was called to a Waiuku property at about 11am where he suffered lacerations to his face after using a chainsaw to cut a tree.

He was treated at the scene by ambulance staff before being flown to Middlemore Hospital.

- NZ Herald

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