Teen critically ill after bike crash
A 15-year-old boy is in a critical condition after hurting his neck and head in a motocross crash last night.
The teenager fell during a 30m jump at a property in the Wangapiro Valley near Wellsford, north of Auckland, around 7.30pm.
He was flown to Auckland hospital by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter and remains in a life-threatening condition today.
The boy was understood to be wearing both a helmet and body protection gear at the time.