Two injured in vehicle rollover near Matamata | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Two injured in vehicle rollover near Matamata

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 11 pm on Monday 16 April to Morgan Road, near Matamata, where a car had rolled several times, critically injuring two of the vehicle’s occupants.

The rescue helicopter flew a 19-year-old male to Waikato Hospital for assessment and treatment. The other injured person was also flown to Waikato Hospital by the Hamilton-based Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

Earlier that evening, the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter has been tasked to transport a 37-year-old critical patient to Waikato Hospital.

Both of these flights were conducted used the use of Night Vision Goggles (NVG’S).



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