This morning at 8.20am the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to State Highway 30, East of Bennydale for a motor vehicle accident.
The motor vehicle accident involved a ute and logging truck. The driver of the ute was a 60-year-old male, he was treated at the scene by onboard Intensive Care Paramedic – Simon Burrows prior to being flown to hospital.
The patient was carefully monitored whilst being flown to Waikato Hospital with multiple trauma injuries.
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