Skier falls, suffering serious concussion | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Skier falls, suffering serious concussion

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Turoa Ski Field for the second time in one day.

A male in his 20’s had fallen while skiing and hit his head. Despite wearing a protective helmet he had suffered a concussion.

He was initially seen in the ski field medical centre before being treated by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic and then flown to Palmerston North Hospital for observation.

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