Life Flight Trust at Motor Vehicle Accident Near Paraparaumu

Press Release – Life Flight Trust

At 1100 this morning the Life Flight Trust responded to Motor Vehicle Accident on State Highway One at Otaihanga just north of Paraparaumu. Life Flight responded with a Wellington Free Paramedic on board the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.The Life Flight Trust responds to a Motor Vehicle Accident North of Paraparaumu

At 1100 this morning the Life Flight Trust responded to Motor Vehicle Accident on State Highway One at Otaihanga just north of Paraparaumu. Life Flight responded with a Wellington Free Paramedic on board the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

The Helicopter was able to land 400m from the crash site in a paddock.

The 33yr old male from Dannevirke was the driver of the vehicle which it left the road and went approximately 10m down a bank.

The Patient was treated by Wellington Free Ambulance crew at the scene.

The Patient had head, neck and possible back injuries.

The patient was flown to Wellington Hospital Emergency Department where he is being treated for his injuries.

The Life Flight Trust is a charity providing air rescue and air ambulance services. It operates the Wellington based Westpac Rescue Helicopter and a national air ambulance service. It relies on support from the public and sponsorship from partners such as Westpac to provide these services. Further information can be obtained from www.lifeflight.org.nz

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