On Wednesday 1 July just after 5:30pm, the TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a serious road crash at Hinuera.
The driver of the light truck received serious injuries as a result. He had to be cut free by the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Team before being stabilised by paramedics before being flown to Waikato Hospital in a serious condition.
His passenger was taken by road ambulance to Waikato Hospital. The people in the other car were uninjured.
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