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Kristyn’s flight for life

Motor Vehicle Accident, Central Coast

Kristyn was involved in a near fatal motor vehicle accident on the M1. She sustained life threatening injuries and was hospitalised for five months.

Kristyn has no memory of the week leading up to the accident, or the two months after it. The condition is known as post-traumatic amnesia and forced Kristyn to re-learn basic life skills including walking, talking and feeding herself.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was integral to Kristyn’s survival and she is extremely grateful to the Service for saving her life.

“The amount of my gratitude really is insurmountable. What an incredible service they provide! And the horrific, heartbreaking moments they must carry with them day to day, job to job – massive, massive respect for each and every one of them, they’re quite simply my heroes!”