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Callout to motor vehicle accident near Whangamata

The Hamilton-based Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 9.30 am on Sunday 17 December to the Coromandel township of Whangamata to airlift a 22-year-old woman who had been involved in a motor vehicle crash earlier that morning.

The vehicle the woman had been travelling in crashed down an embankment between Whiritoa and Whangamata. The woman was extracted by NZ Fire Rescue and transported to the Whangamata helipad by road ambulance. The woman was airlifted to Waikato Hospital with abdominal injuries.

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