Press Release – Life Flight Air Ambulance
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was called to a crash in Paekakariki at 5am this morning.
Two Wellington Free Ambulance Paramedics were on board the helicopter, which landed on the road near the crash scene.
Local Fire and Ambulance crews were extricating a woman from the vehicle.
She was flown to the Wellington Hospital Emergency department with serious injuries.
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