An 18-year old injured in a motocross accident has been airlifted by the Tauranga-based Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter yesterday afternoon. The rescue helicopter was tasked to a farm near Opotiki to retrieve the local male who’d fallen from his motocross bike.
The young man had been riding along a farm track when the the accident occurred. He sustained wrist and pelvis injuries.
The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter responded due to the nature of the patient’s injuries and the distance to the Whakatane Hospital.
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