Vehicle rollover, Pukeatua | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Vehicle rollover, Pukeatua

A single vehicle rollover at the southern foot of Mangatautari resulted in the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter being tasked to the Pukeatua.

A light truck with two occupants left the road and came to rest down a four metre embankment.

The rescue helicopter transported the passenger, a 38-year-old male, to Waikato Hospital with suspected spinal injuries and lacerations.

The helicopter was dispatched due to the remote location and the rapidly deteriorating weather.


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