Injured man not helicoptered to Wellington


The elderly man that was knocked over in Stoke on Friday afternoon was not transferred to Wellington.

The man was hit in an accident on Neale Avenue around 12.30pm last Friday, suffering serious head injuries.

He was set to be helicoptered from the Nelson ICU to Capital & Coast in Wellington, who specialise in head injuries.

However, today the Nelson Hospital confirmed that the man was not transferred to Wellington and say they are unable to release any further information.