Man suffers burns at 4×4 event | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Man suffers burns at 4×4 event

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Turitea Valley to a 4×4 event at around 11am on 1 December.

Two men were seriously burned when their 4×4 rolled down a hill whilst competing at the event.  A fire started during the decent.

Both men were treated at the scene by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic before one of the men, the most seriously injured, was flown to Lower Hutt Hospital for further burns assessment.

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