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Waihi Beach Road crash update

Waihi Beach Road crash update

Posted November 23, 2021
Emergency Services

Emergency services were called to Beach Road yesterday to assist at the scene of a car versus car accident.

Ambulance, Waihi Fire & Emergency, and Police responded and Auckland Rescue Trust’s helicopter Westpac 1 crew flew to the scene near Waihi Beach at 12.45 pm to assist with the treatment and transportation of a male patient in his 70’s.

The patient was the sole driver of one of the vehicles and was flown to Waikato Hospital in a serious condition.

It was reported that two people had serious injuries, and one person had moderate injuries.

Beach Road was closed for some time as diversions were put in place while the Serious Crash Unit completed a scene examination.

Photo: Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust