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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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