Motorcyclist injured

00:43, Dec 28 2012

A 34-year-old man crashed his motorbike and suffered serious spinal injuries while trying to take a bend near Tongaporutu yesterday.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene then transferred to Taranaki Base Hospital by the Taranaki rescue helicopter.

 A second minor crash occurred in the tail of traffic caused by the first crash where a horse truck collided with a small sports car.

No-one was injured in the second incident.

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