Boy hurt playing ‘Chicken’ recovering

  • 16/12/2015

A teenager who had a metal stake stuck in his head is beginning to make a recovery in hospital.

Emergency services had to bring in specialist cutting equipment after the 14-year-old boy was impaled in the Auckland suburb of Beachlands on Monday afternoon.

He was flown to Starship Hospital where he underwent surgery.

A spokeswoman for the hospital said he was in stable condition this morning and was expected to be moved out of intensive care.

NZN