Police are investigating why two men separately drove
themselves to a Napier clinic with serious injuries
overnight, one with stab wounds to the head.
The two men were treated in Hawke's Bay Regional Hospital
after first driving themselves to the same Wellesley Rd
Police said a 23-year-old suffering a head injury drove
himself to the clinic at 11.50pm Saturday night. The man was
then transported by ambulance to hospital in a critical
At 5.30am Sunday, a 37-year-old man, also with head injuries,
drove himself to the same clinic. The man had been stabbed in
the head and torso.
St John Hawke's Bay District Operations Manager Stephen Smith
said both men were in serious condition.
A hospital spokeswoman said the men were both in critical
condition in the intensive care unit.