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Man in serious condition after being trapped in campervan at Paeroa

Posted 17 July 2017 by Gold FM in Emergency Services - Police, Fire, Civil Defence

A 70 year old man from is in a serious condition after a mishap in his campervan in Paeroa.

The man had been trapped for three days when he fell over inside the van and became stuck between the front seat and a foot pedal.

Fire and ambulance crews freed the man yesterday and he was flown to Waikato Hospital by the Auckland Rescue Helicopter service suffering from hypothermia and tissue damage to his leg.