On Sunday the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a serious motorcycle accident on the Kopu-Hikuai Road.
A 26-year-old male came off his motorcycle and was seriously injured, suffering multiple lower limb fractures, the patient was overseen by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic whilst en route to Waikato Hospital.
The crew transported the man to Waikato Hospital for immediate medical attention.
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