Waipunga Gorge motor vehicle crash | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Waipunga Gorge motor vehicle crash

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to SH5 in the Waipunga Gorge on Sunday 11 June to a motor vehicle crash. The vehicle with a single woman occupant left the road and came to rest on a near vertical bank.

The woman could be secured in the stretcher and this was hoisted from her location by the rescue helicopter.

She was transported to Rotorua Hospital with chest and back injuries.

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