At 2pm on Saturday, the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter responded to a motor vehicle accident in Whakamaru.
A car left the road on a bend in Whakamaru shortly after 2pm today. Two occupants from the car were injured including a 25 year-old female and her 23 month-old son.
Both patients suffered from moderate injuries and were attended to by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic, prior to being flown to Waikato Hospital for further treatment.
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