Young boy flown to hospital after falling through glass window whilst holidaying Coromandel

A 10-year-old boy tripped and fell through a glass window while on a family holiday in the Coromandel. Photo / Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust
A 10-year-old boy tripped and fell through a glass window while on a family holiday in the Coromandel. Photo / Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust

A family holiday turned into a medical emergency yesterdaywhen a young boy was flown to hospital after falling through a glass window.

The 10-year-old suffered lacerations after he tripped and fell through a window in Papa Aroha, Coromandel, just after 10am.

An Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter spokeswoman said the boy and his family were visiting from America.

He was treated at the scene and flown to Starship Hospital.

Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter transported the boy to Starship Hospital with lacerations to his body. Photo / Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust
Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter transported the boy to Starship Hospital with lacerations to his body. Photo / Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust

- NZ Herald

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