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Helicopter to the rescue!

Helicopter to the rescue!

Posted January 07, 2021
Emergency Services

Local emergency services responded quickly to an incident on SH2 yesterday.

The road was closed for several hours and traffic was diverted away from the scene of a two car crash that occurred at about 9.20 am.

The Westpac 2 rescue helicopter crew flew to Waihi to assist a male patient in his 70’s involved in an accident involving two vehicles. The helicopter landed on SH2 to receive the patient who was flown to Waikato Hospital in a serious condition.

Photo: Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust - Westpac 2 on SH2, Waihi