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Life Flight Transports Injured Forestry worker

Life Flight Transports Injured Forestry worker


At Approx 1330 The Life Flight Trust responded to the Totara Forrest Park to a man who had sustained a serious leg injury whilst felling a tree.

Life Flight Responded in the Westpac Rescue Helicopter with a Wellington Free Ambulance Paramedic onboard.

The Patient a forestry worker a man in his 50’s was located a few kilometres off MCurdys Rd being cared for by his workmates.

The Helicopter landed on scene near the patient, he was assessed and treated by Paramedics and then transported to Wellington Hospitals Emergency department for further treatment.

The Life Flight Trust is a charity providing air rescue and air ambulance services. It operates the Wellington based Westpac Rescue Helicopter and a nationwide 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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