This afternoon IRU – Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter attended a farm accident in Te Pahu.
A man was out working on the farm when his tractor rolled off the side of an embankment, catching his leg in the process.
The male was airlifted to Waikato Hospital with a serious leg injury – cared for by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic.
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