Boy injured during motocross event

A 14-year-old boy suffered neck injuries when he was hit by another competitor during a motocross event yesterday.

The Renwick youth was riding in the event near Waihopai Valley about 4pm when he came off his motorbike and was hit by another competitor.

He was treated for neck injuries and flown by the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter to Wairau Hospital in Blenheim.


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