Auckland Westpac Rescue

TUAKAU- On Sunday, February 28, at 3.22 pm, Westpac 1, Whitianga crew were tasked to Tuakau for a 16 year old male patient who suffered an injury whilst out with his family on the Waikato River.
He was on a sea biscuit being towed behind a boat when he fell off at speed and flipped backwards, landing on his head in shallow water.
His family helped him back onto the boat and travelled slowly back to the ramp, where he was met by the Pukekohe ambulance. On arrival, the W1 crew took over treatment and transported him to Middlemore Hospital in a serious condition.

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