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Wellington-based Westpac Rescue Helicopter transports crash victim from Waikanae

Tuesday 23 February 2010, 5:21PM
By Westpac Rescue Helicopter
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WAIKANAE

The Wellington-based Westpac Rescue Helicopter transported a 23 year old
man to hospital today as the result of a motor vehicle accident in
Waikanae.

The helicopter, with a Wellington Free Ambulance paramedic onboard was
called to the accident on SH1 just after midday today, and was directed
to land at a nearby park to uplift the patient.

The patient was transported to Wellington Hospital Emergency Department
by helicopter suffering from suspected abdominal injuries. No further
information on his condition is available at the time of this release.