Cyclist injured

Press Release – Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Cyclist injured

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Taupo Hospital approximately 1pm today to retrieve a 29yr old Auckland man with a head injury and leg fracture after reportedly falling approximately 10m from a bicycle in Taupo earlier today.
He was flown to Waikato Hospital in serious condition.

Philips Search and Rescue Trust is a charitable organisation, operating rescue helicopters throughout the Central North Island. Philips Search and Rescue Trust relies on support from principal sponsors and community donations. Special thanks to Waikato King Country’s principal sponsor, Westpac. This crucial financial support ensures our rescue helicopters can continue to bring life-saving equipment, rescue personnel and trauma-trained medics directly to the patient. For further information about PSRT visit our website


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