5 year old struck by vehicle | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

5 year old struck by vehicle

Friday evening 6 September the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Whakatane Hospital to meet a St John Ambulance which had a 5 year old Matata boy on board who had been struck by a vehicle as he crossed a road.

He received critical head injuries as a result. The helicopter medic performed an RSI on the boy before flying him to Waikato hospital accompanied by his father.

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