Drowning incident near Raglan | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Drowning incident near Raglan

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter responded to a drowning incident near the Raglan Wharf just before 5pm, on Monday the 15th of July.

A middle-aged woman was seen to enter the water from the wharf, she was recovered by bystanders in a critical condition and CPR was commenced.

The helicopter managed to land close to the patient and deliver the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic. Soon after the woman responded to the critical care and was recovered via helicopter to Waikato Hospital for ongoing treatment.

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