Two trail riders are in hospital after colliding head-on with each other near Nelson today.
A 21-year-old man with serious injuries was treated by St John paramedics at the Hira Forest/Sharlands creek area at 12:30pm today.
He was airlifted to Nelson Hospital by the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter.
The second rider sustained moderate injuries and was also transported by helicopter to a waiting ambulance in the Matai Valley and transported to Nelson Hospital by road.
No further information was available.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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