Truck rolls in Waikite Valley | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Truck rolls in Waikite Valley

The BayTrust Rescue Helicopter was dispatched on Saturday 23 December to Waikite Valley, for a 37-year-old man injured a truck rollover.

The man was spreading fertilizer when the truck he was driving slipped on the damp grass and rolled 200 meters downhill.

Fortunately, the man was ejected from the vehicle in the early stages of the rollover sequence.  He suffered multiple injuries and was flown to Rotorua Hospital for treatment.

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