The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to to a farm east of Otorohanga at approximately 7.30pm last night.
It was reported that a local youth had come off his motocross bike resulting in him sustaining injuries including a broken femur. He was treated at the scene by Otorohanga St John staff.
He was flown to Waikato Hospital by the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter due to the seriousness of his injury and the remote location.
About Philips Search and Rescue Trust
Philips Search and Rescue Trust (PSRT) is a charitable organisation, operating rescue helicopters throughout the Central North Island. Philips Search and Rescue Trust relies on support from principal sponsors and community donations. Special thanks to Waikato King Country’s principal sponsor, Westpac. This crucial financial support ensures our rescue helicopters can continue to bring life-saving equipment, rescue personnel and trauma-trained medics directly to the patient.