Bashed woman airlifted to hospital

By Staff reporter

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after she was seriously assaulted.

The 51-year-old woman from Te Kaha was flown to Whakatane Hospital by the TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter late last night.

Helicopter pilot Liam Brettkelly said the woman had been a victim of an assault and had suffered serious injuries to her face.

The woman is today recovering in Whakatane Hospital.

- Bay of Plenty Times

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