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Two missions for Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter responded to two incidents last night, the 22nd November 2018.

The first was to Putaruru to airlift a 21 year old male who had sustained pelvic and leg injuries after being run over by a motor vehicle, just after 8pm.

He was stabilised at the scene by Paramedics prior to being flown to Waikato Hospital for further treatment.

The second tasking was to Waihi, just before midnight to uplift a 75 year old male who was suffering from stroke like symptoms. He was also flown to Waikato Hospital for further diagnosis.

 

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