New Zealand man in critical condition after becoming trapped under silage bale


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A man is in critical condition after a 600kg silage bale landed on him in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, Wednesday afternoon.

About 3.20 pm, emergency services were called to a farm near Hastings following reports of a man trapped under a silage bale.

Reports indicate the man in his 50s was lifting hay bales with the fork of a tractor when the incident took place.

He was flown by rescue helicopter to Hawke’s Bay Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

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