A man was injured after his quad bike rolled on Wellington's south coast this afternoon.

The man in his 50s suffered moderate injuries after the accident on the Red Rocks track about 2.30pm.

He was was airlifted to Wellington Hospital by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

The crash comes after at least half a dozen people were injured in separate quad bike crashes last month.


A spate of serious quad bike crashes over the Christmas holidays, including two deaths, prompted renewed calls for greater quad bike safety.