Hang glider crashes into Canterbury paddock

File photo / Thinkstock
File photo / Thinkstock

A hang glider has been flown to Christchurch Hospital after crashing into a paddock south of Christchurch this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to Teddington about 3.20pm.

A St John Ambulance spokesman said the man, believed to be in his 20s, was flown to the hospital's emergency department with leg and shoulder injuries.

He could have a broken leg, he said.

Ambulance, Westpac Rescue Helicopter and police all attended the scene.

- APNZ

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