Injured riders airlifted to hospital


The Tauranga-based TrustPower Tect Rescue Helicopter was called to a farm near Edgecumbe yesterday after a man fell off a motocross bike. 

 

The 20-year-old Ohope man was riding on a private track and suffered a head injury.  

 

Meanwhile, the Rotorua-based Bay Trust Rescue Helicopter was called to Pongakawa where a 44-year-old Papamoa woman had fallen from her motocross bike while riding yesterday.

 

She received a fractured arm and was flown to Tauranga Hospital.

- Bay of Plenty Times

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