Three people injured a trail ride event | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Three people injured a trail ride event

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 12 pm on Sunday 3 December to the annual Ngaroma trail ride event, near Wharepuhunga, east of Otorohanga, where three riders had been injured in a short space of time after crashing off their motorbikes.
St John paramedics at the event had treated the patients initially. Two were taken by helicopter, a 14-year old Hamilton girl with a head and arm injury, and a 48-year-old Tokoroa man with a broken leg to Waikato Hospital. The third patient was taken via road ambulance.

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