Injured motorcyclist flown to Middlemore Hospital by rescue helicopter

The Westpac rescue helicopter flew the motorcyclist to Middlemore Hospital. Photo / File
The Westpac rescue helicopter flew the motorcyclist to Middlemore Hospital. Photo / File

An seriously injured motorcyclist was flown to Middlemore Hospital yesterday, after a crash on Woodcocks Rd, Warkworth.

The man lost control while turning, according to the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Trust.

The helicopter was called after the man fell 5m down a steep embankment.

The motorcyclist, in his 60s, had a possible spinal injury, the Trust said.

- NZ Herald

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