The BayTrust Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 10 am to Tokoroa on Friday 9 March where a 50-year-old female motorbike rider came off her bike and was run over by the following bike.
She suffered a serious shoulder injury, was treated at the scene by paramedics before being flown to Rotorua Hospital for further treatment.
Upon landing back at Rotorua, the rescue helicopter was dispatched to a car versus car motor vehicle accident near Tirau. Two women had to be cut from their vehicle. One of the women required further assessment and treatment, so she was flown to Rotorua Hospital.
Soon after the rescue helicopter was dispatched once again, this time to transfer a critical patient from Rotorua Hospital to Waikato Hospital for specialist treatment.