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Patient update - Taupo fatalAn 11-year-old girl is under assessment in Waikato Hospital's emergency department following today's fatal crash on SH1 north of Taupo.
She arrived about 20 minutes ago.
We only received one patient from the accident.
See St John release below.
St John responds to serious collisionMedia Release, Friday 24 April
St John is attending a head-on collision between two motor vehicles on State Highway 1 north of Taupo.
"St John responded with two Taupo ambulances, which were on the scene in 12 minutes followed by an Advanced Paramedic in a car," said St John District Operations Manager Jeremy Gooders.
Two seriously injured patients will be transported to Waikato Hospital.
Date: 24 April 2009
For more information please contact Michele Kelly, Communications and Promotions Coordinator, St John Midland Region, on 027 497 9736
Mary Anne Gill
Director of Media and Communications
Waikato District Health Board
P.O. Box 934
Ph: 07 834 3684
Mobile: 021 705 213