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Boy seriously injured in rural Canterbury

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 29/04/2016

A boy is in intensive care after he was seriously injured by a water tanker in rural Canterbury.

Police say the 10-year-old fell under the moving vehicle at Fernside, near Rangiora, on Thursday afternoon.

He is in a serious but stable condition on Friday afternoon.

Acting Senior Sergeant North Canterbury Brendon Strieker says both police and Worksafe NZ are investigating the incident.

"Police's thoughts are with (the boy) and his family during this difficult time," he said in a statement.

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