3-year-old burns victim flown to hospital | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

3-year-old burns victim flown to hospital

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Opotiki at 1pm on Sunday 20 August, where a 3-year-old local boy had been badly burnt when he accidentally pulled a pot of boiling oil over himself, causing serious burns to his upper body and face.

He was stabilised at the scene by paramedics before being flown, along with his mother, to Waikato Hospital for specialist treatment.

For any further information please contact St John Ambulance Opotiki.

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