Woman Biker Rescued

Chopper Whisks QE2 Cyclist to Hospital

Media Release

30th August 2009

Westpac Rescue HelicopterA 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.