Quad bike crash in Southland

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

Relevant offers

Farming

Organic milk push 'worth wait' City students schooled in rural jobs Teen shearing champ dies Fonterra chief information officer Carl Moore resigns Cavalier Wool's takeover of NZ Wool approved EU dairy quotas to end Sheep and beef prices tipped to rise Rural confidence rebounds, city sentiment mixed Prime cattle prices up at Canterbury sales Store lamb demand picks up at Coalgate sales

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.

Ad Feedback

- The Southland Times

Special offers
Opinion poll

Is it time for authorities to introduce tougher penalties for poaching?

Yes

No

Vote Result

Related story: Booby traps for poachers cost farmers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content

rural digi editions 4/9

Digital editions

Read our rural publications online