Teen hurt in motorbike crash

A 17-year-old has been flown to Waikato Hospital after suffering severe injuries in a motorcycle crash.

The Tauranga TrustPower TECT rescue helicopter was called to Waihau Bay after the local teen crashed at speed on a high performance motorcycle yesterday afternoon.He was thrown more than 40 metres down the ride side, pilot Liam Brettkelly said.

The teen received critical head, chest and leg injuries, his condition was critical and he was flown directly to Waikato Hospital.

- Rotorua Daily Post

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