Man injured in fall | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Man injured in fall

At 10 pm on Thursday 16 November, the Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Wimbledon, near Herbertville on the East Coast. A man, in his 70’s had suffered injuries due to a fall at his home.

The rescue helicopter was marhsalled into a landing site on the road in front of the Wimbledon Tavern.

The man was stablised by the on-board intensive care paramedic, before being airlifted to Palmerston North Hospital for treatment.


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