Seriously injured Stockcar driver flown to hospital
Seriously injured Stockcar driver flown to
At Approx 20:00 (8.00pm) Saturday
evening a Life Flight team responded to the Te Marua
Speedway track in Wellington, to a male Stockcar driver who
had sustained serious injuries after his car hit another car
during a race and then struck a concrete wall.
Life Flight responded with a Wellington free ambulance
paramedic onboard the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.
After being extricated from his car by on-track
emergency services the man, in his early 50’s, was treated
on scene before being flown to Wellington Hospital Emergency
Department, where he is being assessed for serious 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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