On Tuesday the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the township of Whangamata in the late afternoon.
A 92-year old local woman had fallen at home and fractured her pelvis, she lay prone for two days before her neighbors found her. She was flown to Waikato Hospital in a serious condition.
In the evening the crew was dispatched to the Coromandel township where two patients received multiple injuries in a head-on car crash. We flew a local 66-year-old woman to Tauranga Hospital with chest and neck injuries her condition was serious.