A young boy is in hospital after suffering serious injuries riding his motocross bike at a Waikato dirt track at the weekend.
The Westpac rescue helicopter said it flew a boy to hospital on Saturday afternoon after he came off his motocross bike at Patetonga, Waikato.
The child was flown to Auckland's Starship Hospital in a serious condition.
The Patetonga Motocross club, where the accident happened, was holding the Valley Champs at the Top Rd track at the weekend.
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According to the club's Facebook page, the second round of the North Island MX series took place November 7 and 8 with the junior competition taking place on Saturday.