The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter responded to Turakina Valley where a vehicle had gone off the road, through a fence, and into a paddock.
The occupants in the vehicle were a man and women in their 70’s who had both had suffered moderate injuries – status 3 patients.
The patients were both treated at the scene by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic, Dewey Pienaar before being transported to Whanganui Hospital.
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