Callouts to fall from tree and motor vehicle accident | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Callouts to fall from tree and motor vehicle accident

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a rural property east of Te Kuiti at about 2.30pm on Saturday 25 March, to a 5-year-old boy who had been climbing trees when he fell some distance and a stick impaled his leg.
The boy was stabilised and flown to Waikato Hospital for treatment.
The rescue helicopter was dispatched again at approximately 5pm to a single vehicle rollover on the Waitomo Caves road, where several people were injured. Two patients were flown to Waikato Hospital with shoulder and limb injuries.

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