A 66-year-old man was seriously injured after colliding with a tractor on Oroua Road north of Palmerston North.
The accident happened about 5:20pm last night.
Feilding sergeant Dave Burmeister said the man appeared to have dropped the bike in an effort to avoid a collision, and in doing so slid and hit the side of a tractor mowing the grass verge.
The man was taken to Palmerston North Hospital with serious leg, arm and neck injuries.
The cause of the crash is not known.
- Manawatu Standard
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