Woman injured after falling on to rocks near Waipataki Beach

A photo taken at the scene shows the woman and a St John paramedic being winched up to the helicopter. Photo/Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter
A photo taken at the scene shows the woman and a St John paramedic being winched up to the helicopter. Photo/Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter

A woman in her 20s had to be winched to safety by rescue helicopter after falling from a walking track onto rocks and hurting her leg.

The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was called out to a location north of Waipataki Beach, north of Napier, this afternoon where the woman had fallen from the walking track to the rocks below and suffered moderate leg injuries.

She was winched out with a St John Paramedic then flown to Hawke's Bay Hospital for further treatment.

- NZ Herald

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