Injured man lays in culvert overnight | Philips Search and Rescue Trust


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Injured man lays in culvert overnight

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Waimana, south of Whakatane on Tuesday 27 February, to retrieve a man in his 60’s who fell, fracturing his right femur.
The man was injured at approximately 5 pm on Monday and lay in a drainage culvert until he was discovered early Tuesday morning. He was stablised at the scene by paramedics before being flown to Waikato Hospital for treatment.

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