Man injured while clearing fence line | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Man injured while clearing fence line

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Te Poi, near Matamata on Thursday 7 June at 4.30 pm for a man who was injured when he took a fall while clearing tree branched off a fence line.
The man was treated at the scene for a serious lower back injured before being airlifted to Waikato Hospital for assessment and treatment.
Early that day, the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was also dispatched twice to Whakatane Hospital for patients with critical medical conditions requiring specialist care at Waikato Hospital.

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