Elderly man critical after fiery crash

  • 16/04/2016
Elderly man critical after fiery crash

An elderly man is in a critical condition after his campervan crashed and caught fire at around 4:05pm today in Te Poi, near Matamata.

The 72-year-old Opotiki man received serious burns to more than 50 percent of his body.

The man was taken to a nearby farmhouse and submerged in a bath of cold water.

He was then airlifted to Waikato Hospital in a critical condition by the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter.

Newshub.