On Sunday evening the Coastal Bay of Plenty, TECT Rescue Helicopter was tasked to State Highway 2 near Tahawai in Western Bay of Plenty.
The crash involved two cars and occurred just after 6pm near the intersection with Woodland Road.
The onboard Intensive Care Paramedic attended to a 73-year-old female who had suffered serious injuries as a result of the incident. The woman was airlifted through to Tauranga Hospital for immediate medical treatment.
We here at the TECT Rescue Helicopter have a policy of keeping the media informed of our work. We do this as a service to the media and in an effort to raise our profile with the public to assist with our fundraising campaigns. Our service is only possible because of sponsor support and donations. We appreciate seeing our name in any stories utilising information supplied by us.