Atiamuri motor vehicle accident | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Atiamuri motor vehicle accident

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was diverted to another motor vehicle accident on State Highway 30 near Upper Atiamuri shortly after leaving the scene at Awakari.

The crew was on the scene within 5 minutes of the call. A couple in their 60’s ended up upside down in a ditch, taking Fire and Emergency New Zealand 60 minutes to extract the couple from the vehicle due to the position and their injuries.

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter and ECT Rescue Helicopter transported the patients to Rotorua Hospital with moderate to serious injuries.

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