Teenager suffers serious burns | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Teenager suffers serious burns

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a rural property near Levin this evening, where a local teenager had suffered serious burns in a fire lighting accident.

The patient was initially treated and stabilised by local St John Ambulance Staff at the scene before being flown to Hutt Valley Hospital for further specialist treatment.

The patient’s mother accompanied him on the journey with the mission being accomplished by the helicopter crew using Night Vision Goggles.

Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter in Levin at Night

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