Boy airlifted to hospital

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A nine year old boy had to be flown to hospital after falling from his motorcorss bike.

The Tauranga-based TrustPower TECT rescue helicopter was called out to a motocross training camp at Pongakawa where the Dargaville boy had fallen from his bike.

Helicopter pilot Liam Brettkelly said the boy suffered rib injuries as a result of his fall.

He was flown to Tauranga hospital in a moderate condition.

- Bay of Plenty Times

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