Facial injuries after ute fall

Waikato-based Westpac Rescue Helicopter transported a woman from Whakatane Hospital after she fell from a ute.
Waikato-based Westpac Rescue Helicopter transported a woman from Whakatane Hospital after she fell from a ute.

A 47-year-old woman has suffered serious facial injuries after falling off a back of a ute.

Waikato-based Westpac Rescue Helicopter pilot Loren Haisley said the intensive care unit retrieval team flew to Whakatane Hospital yesterday morning.

They transported her to Waikato Hospital where she was evaluated and received treatment.

- ROTORUA DAILY POST

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