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Man Injured in Car versus Truck Accident

Man Injured in Car versus Truck Accident

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 8.30 am on Monday 5 February to a motor vehicle versus truck accident on the rail overbridge at Manakau, south of Levin.

The patient, a male in his 30's, was initially trapped in the vehicle. He was extracted by NZ Fire and Emergency services. He had suffered multiple injuries.
The man was treated and stablised at the scene by paramedics, before being airlifted to Palmerston North Hospital for further treatment.

Philips Search and Rescue Trust (PSRT) is a charitable organisation, operating rescue helicopters throughout the Central North Island. Philips Search and Rescue Trust relies on support from principal sponsors and community donations. This crucial financial support ensures our rescue helicopters can continue to bring life-saving equipment, rescue personnel and trauma-trained medics directly to the patient. For further information about PSRT visit our website rescue.org.nz

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