Man killed in tractor accident

A man driving a tractor has died after an accident on the West Coast today.

The Nelson Malborough Rescue Helicopter was called to the scene near Little Wanganui, south of Karamea about 10.50am.

The 65-year-old died at the scene.

The rescue helicopter were also called out to the Wairoa Gorge, south-east of Nelson after a mountain biker crashed while riding about 1.50pm.

The 40-year-old sustained pelvic injuries and was flown to Nelson Hospital for treatment.

The Press