Stokes Valley: Motorcyclist rescued in hills by Westpac Helicopter

The Wellington-based Westpac Rescue Helicopter rescued a man who fell from his motorbike while riding on firebreaks above Stokes Valley.

The helicopter, with two Wellington Free Ambulance paramedic onboard was called to the scene, above Stokes Valley around 3.30pm.

Initially it was difficult to locate the 25yr old Stokes Valley man due to them not having any cell phone. Once the Wellington Rescue Helicopter was in the area they were able to land nearby to some other motorcyclist and get some more information

Once the Helicopter arrived on scene the patient was treated ny the Welington Free Paramedics and then loaded into the Helicopter

The man was transported to the Wellington Hospital Emergency Department where he is currently being treated and assessed.

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