Boy seriously injured after colliding with SUV in Coromandel town of Colville

The boy was riding the motorbike on a farm road in the Coromandel town of Colville when it collided with the SUV, pictured. Photo / Supplied
The boy was riding the motorbike on a farm road in the Coromandel town of Colville when it collided with the SUV, pictured. Photo / Supplied

An 8-year-old is in hospital after his child-sized motorbike collided with an SUV.

The boy was riding the motorbike on a farm road in the Coromandel town of Colville.

He went around a corner and collided with the SUV at about 40km/h, accord to the Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

When the helicopter arrived, firefighters and ambulance were at the scene.

They transferred the boy to Auckland's Starship Hospital in a serious condition.

The scene of the accident at Colville. Photo / Supplied
The scene of the accident at Colville. Photo / Supplied

- NZ Herald

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