Teenager Thrown From Car Flown to Hospital
Teenager Thrown From Car Flown to Hospital + Update on fisherman from last night
The Wellington based Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew a seriously injured teenager to hospital just before 1:00 this morning.
The helicopter was called to State Highway 2 at Kaitoke (north of Upper Hutt) just before midnight.
Police, fire and Wellington Free Ambulance were on the scene of a car accident where a 19 year old Upper Hutt teen was thrown from it's car after it rolled several times.
We understand that the teen's car was the only one involved in the accident and that the teen was ejected from the car when it rolled.
A Wellington Free Ambulance paramedic treated the patient enroute to Wellington Hospital. He is currently in the Emergency Department being treated and assessed for several serious injuries.
Updates on fisherman from last night
The 60 year old Masterton man was discharged from hospital around 1130 pm.
The 69 year old Masterton man is still being treated in Wellington Hospital. He is expected to make a full recovery and be discharged later today