Three year old boy hit by a Ute | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Three year old boy hit by a Ute

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to South Taranaki just after midday on Tuesday.

A three-year-old boy suffered moderate injuries when he was hit by a Ute in a private driveway on Kaharoa Rd, off State Highway 3 just south of Patea.

The Patea volunteer fire brigade was on the scene along with St John’s Paramedics who treated the boy before the Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter arrived.

He was immediately airlifted to Whanganui Hospital for further medical treatment.

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