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Life Flight Attends Quad bike rollover in the Wairarapa - 11 August

Life Flight Attends Quad bike rollover in the Wairarapa.

At approximately 12pm this afternoon the Life Flight Trust responded to a woman in her 60’s who had sustained moderate injuries in a quad bike accident on a farm in the Wairarapa near Riversdale.

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

The Helicopter landed near the accident scene.

The woman had be a passenger on a quad bike which lost control due to extremely wet and muddy conditions going up a steep bank.

The Woman was assessed on scene and then flown 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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