Two injured in head on collision, Tuakau

Police were called to assist other emergency services to a two-car crash on Tuakau Bridge-Port Waikato Road that occurred around 7am on Tuesday 23 January.

Three St John vehicles attended the incident and treated two patients.

At 7.23am, Auckland Westpac Rescue helicopter was called to the scene to assist a male patient in his 30s who was a passenger in the head on collision and suffered abdominal injuries. The man was wearing a seatbelt. He was flown to Middlemore Hospital in a serious condition.

The other patient was also transported to Middlemore Hospital in a moderate condition.

Since you’re here… we have a small favour to ask. More and more people want the Post than ever but advertising revenues across the media are falling fast. And unlike many news organisations, we haven’t put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as open as we can. So you can see why we need to ask for your help. The Post’s independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. With investigative reporting, we often don't know at the beginning how a story will unfold and how long it might take to uncover. This can mean it is costly – particularly as we often face legal threats that attempt to stop our reporting. But we remain committed to raising important questions and exposing wrongdoing. And we do it because we believe our perspective matters – because it might well be your perspective, too. If everyone who reads our reporting, who likes it, helps to support it, our future would be much more secure. For as little as NZ$5, you can support the Post – and it only takes a minute. Thank you. Support The Post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *