Motocrosser flown to hospital

Press Release – TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Motocrosser flown to hospital

This afternoon the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue helicopter was dispatched to a motocross event at Manawahe in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, a 20 year old Auckland man had broken his leg during a race, he was also knocked unconscious.Because of the nature of the man’s injuries the rescue helicopter was called to airlift him to Tauranga hospital.
His condition was described as moderate.

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 Tauranga’s principal sponsors, Trustpower and TECT. 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 http://rescue.org.nz.

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