Chopper Whisks QE2 Cyclist to Hospital
30th August 2009
A Westpac Rescue Helicopter has been called to help a woman who fell off her mountain bike while riding in the QE 2 Park just south of Raumati on the Kapiti Coast. The Paraparaumu woman (35) has a possible fractured left ankle. A Westpac Helicopter responded with two Wellington Free Paramedics on board were called to the scene on Saturday (29th). On arrival, they found the patient under the care of two Wellington free paramedics already on the scene. The helicopter was able to land 100m from the patient who was then flown to the Wellington Hospital Emergency department.