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A woman was flown to Wellington Hospital after she fell from a scooter around the driveway of Nelson’s Fellworth House on Tuesday.
A woman remains in a serious condition in Wellington Hospital after falling from a scooter in Nelson.
The woman was flown to Wellington in a critical condition, after being injured in a fall about midday on Tuesday.
On Wednesday morning she was in a serious condition in the intensive care unit, Capital & Coast District Health Board spokesman Chas Te Runa said.
The woman fell off the scooter about 12.15pm on Milton St in Nelson, a police spokeswoman said.
* Woman critically injured in scooter accident
The accident appeared to happen in the driveway of Fellworth House, and involved an electric scooter.
Stuff understands the woman required immediate emergency medical treatment and was flown direct to Wellington.
Police remained at the scene until about 6pm while the serious crash unit investigated the circumstances of the accident, a police spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
Paul Short, 19, made an extraordinary recovery from life-threatening head injuries after crashing off an e-skateboard.