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Rescue Helicopter winches 2 pig hunters to safety

Westpac Rescue Helicopter winches two pig hunters to safety

The Wellington based Westpac Rescue helicopter had a busy start to their evening with two ambulance jobs within an hour.

The first was to a sixteen year old female who was thrown from her horse on Ratadale Road in Reikorangi, Waikanae.

She sustained moderate injuries and was flown to Wellington Public Hospital.While a wellington Free Paramedic attended to her injuries, Last reports was that she was in a stable condition in the emergency department

The Second case was to a car Accident on Wainuiomata Coast road, the accident occured near the entrance to the Rimutaka forest park. A 19 yr old Karori man was flown with chest and pelvis injuries in a serious condition to Wellington Public Hospital Emergency department. The other injured party was transfered by Wellington Free Ambulance to Hutt Hospital Emergency Department

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