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A SERIOUS ACCIDENT.

A serious accident occurred in the dense bush* at Raorika, thirty miles from Wanganui, on April 23. A young man named James P- ttigrew, aged 23, was engaged in fulling a " drive," when the last tree ?pun on its stump, pining Pettigrew to the ground, and crushing bis I'gbt leg into a pulp. His mate extricated him with difficulty "and went for assist ance. Nine men carried the sufferer on an improvised stretcher for eight miles through dense bush and over rough and precipitops tracke Medical attention was secured, and the sufferer was admitted to the Wanganui Hospitalat 11.30 am, Ufc hour? after the accident. The leg was ampu tated below the knee the following morning. Many Peninsula people will regret to hear that Jamee Pettigrew a son of Mr John Pettigrew, of Pigeon Bay. Mr Pettigrew left for Wariga'nui last week. The latest information r. ceived at Pigeon Bay concerning the accident ig that the patient is progressing very favourably.

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A SERIOUS ACCIDENT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4392, 1 May 1914, Incorrect date

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A SERIOUS ACCIDENT. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4392, 1 May 1914, Incorrect date

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