25 May 2015

Boy found unconscious at school

4:39 pm on 25 May 2015

A nine-year-old Hawkes Bay boy is in an induced coma after being found unconscious and struggling to breathe at his school.

Emergency services were called to Taradale Primary school early this afternoon where the boy was found unconscious.

He was taken straight to Hawkes Bay hospital and is being flown to Starship Hospital for specialised treatment.

Police confirmed he was injured by accident but would not release details of the incident until their investigation is complete.