Motorcycle injury airlift | Philips Search and Rescue Trust


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Motorcycle injury airlift

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the isolated community of Marakopa, west of Te Kuiti on Monday 10 April, at approximately 9.30am for a 33-year-old man who had seriously injured himself after crashing off a motorcycle the night before.
The following morning the man was assessed by St John paramedics and due to his multiple injuries and the remote location, the rescue helicopter was dispatched.
He then was flown to Waikato Hospital for further treatment.

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