A man has been airlifted to Dunedin hospital after being trapped in tractor machinery at a Southland farm.
Emergency services responded to reports that a man had become stuck in a tractor just before 11.50pm, a police media spokesperson confirmed.
A rescue helicopter was dispatched from Dunedin Hospital to the rural property on Mabel Grove Bush Rd in Mabel Bush near Invercargill.
A St John spokesman said the man in his 20s was being flown to hospital in a serious condition.
Fire and Emergency, St John and police were called to the scene.
The accident, the cause of which is not immediately known, happened during harvesting a field of parsnips.
WorkSafe has been notified.