Teen hurt on charity ride

18:40, Mar 23 2014

A teenager from Ohakea suffered a serious leg injury when he fell from his motorbike near Halcombe yesterday.

The 15-year-old was stabilised at the scene by a St John paramedic before being airlifted to Palmerston North Hospital by the Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter.

He had been taking part in an fundraising trail ride for Halcombe School at the time of the accident. 

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