Cyclist in hospital

Last updated 10:39 22/03/2014

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A 34-year-old Dutch woman suffered moderate head and pelvic injuries when she fell from her mountain bike while cycling on a gravel road in the upper Awatere Valley on Thursday.

Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the valley at 2.30pm.

The woman was assessed by the helicopter's onboard intensive care paramedic before being flown to Nelson Hospital for more care. 

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- The Marlborough Express

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