Arm amputated in farming accident
Posted at 12:51pm Monday 31 Jul, 2017
A woman has lost an arm in a machinery accident on a Waikato farm.
Emergency services were called to the incident east of Matamata at about 5pm on Friday.
The 58-year-old woman had become trapped in machinery and was found in a critical condition.
A Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter spokesperson says the woman suffered "an amputation of her left arm at the elbow".
The woman was flown to Waikato Hospital.