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Two helicopters and an ambulance transport injured to hospital

Two helicopters and an ambulance transport injured to hospital

Posted July 13, 2020
Emergency Services

Media Release: Philips Search & Rescue Trust

On Sunday afternoon the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter and TECT Rescue Helicopter responded to a major motor vehicle accident in Waihi.

Once at the scene, it was identified that 3 occupants were seriously injured. A car and campervan had collided on SH2 through a main route from Waihī to Waikato.

Both the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter and TECT Rescue Helicopter transported a patient to Waikato Hospital. The third patient was transported by road.

Sadly, one person later died at Waikato Hospital.

Photo: Philips Search & Rescue Trust