Tourist airlifted after crash with 4x4

Emergency services attend the scene
Emergency services attend the scene

A 29-year-old female motorbike rider from Russia and her partner collided with a four wheel drive in the Marlbourough Sounds at about 3pm today. 

They were transferred to Nelson Hospital by the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter. The incident occured between Linkwater and Anakiwa in Queen Charlotte Sound.

The female pillon passenger had suffered moderate leg injuries and was attended to by the helicopters onboard St John Intensive Care Paramedics at the scene.

The Marlborough Express