At 12.30 pm on Tuesday, the on-duty crew for the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a serious motor vehicle accident in Turangi.
A 51-year-old male had been ejected from his vehicle after a collision. He was treated at the scene by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic before being transported to Rotorua Hospital for further treatment.
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