The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter has airlifted man to Nelson Hospital after his float plane crash landed. Photo/ Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter

Latest: injured man to be helicoptered to Wellington


The elderly man that was knocked over in Stoke earlier this afternoon will soon be helicoptered from the Nelson intensive care unit (ICU) to Wellington.

Nelson Marlborough Health Communications Officer Stephanie Gray says, “the injured man is in a critical condition in the Nelson ICU but will be transferred to Capital and Coast very soon.”

The man was involved in an accident on Stoke’s Neale Avenue at around 12.30pm today and a police spokesperson says the cordon blocking off the area is still in place.

For information on the accident, Click here.