23 Aug 2014

Two helicopter call-outs in Waikato

8:07 pm on 23 August 2014

A woman has sufffered serious injuries from being kicked by a horse in Waikato.

Rescue helicopter in the Waikato

A rescue helicopter was called out today after a car rolled down a bank in Raglan, with four people inside. Photo: Philips Search & Rescue Trust

The region's rescue helicopter service said the 23-year-old woman received severe injuries to her chest and abdomen in the incident, at Matamata..

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was called to another incident in which a car rolled down a 20-metre bank east of Raglan.

Staff said it left the road at Ohautira, east of Raglan, with four people inside.

A woman in her 30s was airlifted to hospital.

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