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Waihi Police confirm how Waihi man received serious injuries

Waihi Police confirm how Waihi man received serious injuries

Posted November 20, 2019
Emergency Services

Waihi Police have now confirmed the male who was seriously injured in Waihi last weekend had a medical event which caused him to fall.

Once on the ground his own dog, which he had for many years, has attacked him causing him horrific injuries.

Medical professionals have confirmed that the injuries are consistent with dog bites.

The man is currently in the Intensive Care Unit at Waikato Hospital in a critical condition.

This incident caused some confusion for emergency services who attended the scene and has taken some time for investigations to confirm what did happen.

Witnesses provided conflicting information which needed to be thoroughly investigated.