Two motorbikes crash at farm

04:53, Jan 17 2014

A male has been flown to Dunedin Hospital in a critical condition after a crash involving two motorbikes on a farm at Wreys Bush, near Winton this afternoon.

An ambulance service spokeswoman said two motorbikes crashed with the male suffering a leg injury with the potential to bleed out.

The other person involved was flown to Southlamd Hospital with moderate injuries, she said.

The woman was met at Southland Hosp[ital staff at about 3.45pm.

Emergency services responded to the incident just after 1.30pm.

A  helicopter from Te Anau and the Otago Rescue Helicopter were deployed and the Ohai volunteer firebrigade also responded to the call out. 

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Ambulances from Winton had also raced to the farm, the spokeswoman said.

 

 

The Southland Times