Man injured at motorcross event | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Man injured at motorcross event

The BayTrust Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a motocross event near Matata on Saturday 11 Febraury, to treat a 42-year-old Tauranga man, who had fallen from his trail bike.

He sustained injuries to the right side of his body and was flown to Tauranga Hospital in a serious condition.

On site medics prepared a landing area for the helicopter and stabilised the man who was located in a forest.

Due to the remote area of the incident and time critical nature of the mans injuries, the rescue helicopter was the best mode of transport.

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