Quad bike crash in Southland

NEIL RATLEY
Last updated 08:49 19/08/2014

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A man has been taken to Southland Hospital after a quad bike crash near Riverton this morning.

Emergency services responded to the crash on a rural property on Ward Rd just after 6.30am.Southern deployment co-ordinator Senior Sergeant Craig Brown said police , fire and ambulance attended.

The crash was reported as serious at the time but an ambulance communications spokeswoman said the man was taken to hospital with moderate injuries.

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