24 Dec 2009

Wellington man in hospital after deck fall

11:03 pm on 24 December 2009

A man's been seriously hurt after falling off a deck in Wellington on Christmas Eve.

The 36-year-old fell up to 4 metres on to concrete at his home in the Hutt Valley suburb of Stokes Valley.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter says the man was initially knocked unconscious from the fall. He was found to be suffering head injuries and was flown to Wellington Hospital.