Two car crash near Ohingaiti | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Two car crash near Ohingaiti

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a two car motor vehicle accident on State Highway 1 near Ohingaiti at around 1:00 pm today. The Mangaweka Fire Brigade was on scene to extricate one of the patients and St John paramedics stabilised the patients, with the helicopter airlifting a woman in her 40’s with chest injuries to Palmerston North Hospital.

Shortly after landing, the rescue helicopter was then sent to Waiouru for a man in his 60’s with a medical emergency. He was stabilised by the on board St John paramedic before being airlifted to Whanganui hospital.


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