Classic Hits 103.9 WLPO

News from the Illinois Valley

Medical helicopter to be based at Peru airport fulltime

Posted by wlpo on February 1, 2013

A heart attack in the middle in the night or a serious car crash- both situations would likely require a helicopter flight to St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Beginning this month OSF Life Flight will have a medical helicopter based at the Illinois Valley Regional Airport full-time.  They began keeping a helicopter at the Peru airport during peek hours in 2008.

Life Flight takes patients from Illinois Valley Community, St. Margaret’s, and other area hospitals.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

 
%d bloggers like this: