On Tuesday morning shortly after 10.45am the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on SH 5 near Tahorakuri Forest.
A 59-year-old female was injured in the accident and was treated by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic alongside ambulance staff at the scene.
The patient was carefully monitored by the onboard ICP whilst being airlifted to Rotorua Hospital in a stable condition.
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