Press Release – Life Flight Trust
A woman in her 60s sustained moderate injuries in a quad bike accident on a farm in the Wairarapa near Riversdale yesterday.
Life Flight responded in the Westpac Rescue Helicopter with a Wellington Free Ambulance Paramedic onboard. The helicopter landed near the accident.
The woman had been a passenger on a quad bike which lost control due to extremely wet and muddy conditions going up a steep bank.
She was assessed on scene and then flown to Wellington Hospitals Emergency department for further treatment
The Life Flight Trust is a charity providing air rescue and air ambulance services. It operates the Wellington based Westpac Rescue Helicopter and a nationwide air ambulance service. It relies on support from the public and sponsorship from partners such as Westpac to provide these services. Further information can be obtained from www.lifeflight.org.nz