Burns victim flown to hospital | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Burns victim flown to hospital

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched Kawerau township at 9pm on Tuesday 6 December, to a 13-year-old local boy who had sustained serious burns to his hands and legs. The young boy had fallen from a motorbike and fuel was spilled over him. It was not known if there had been a fire or if the injuries where chemical burns.

The boy, accompanied by his mother, was flown to Waikato Hospital for specialist treatment.

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