Motorcycle crashes in Selwyn

03:44, Apr 10 2013

Two motorcyclists have been airlifted to hospital after separate collisions with cars in Canterbury.

A rider was flown to hospital with serious injuries after a collision with a car between Lincoln and Prebbleton about 4pm yesterday.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter took the rider to Christchurch Hospital with serious leg and arm injuries after the crash on Birchs Rd.

The occupants of the car were taken to hospital by ambulance with minor to moderate injuries.

Earlier in the day, a 27-year-old Hokitika man was airlifted to Christchurch Hospital after colliding with a vehicle in the Rakaia Gorge about 2.30pm.

The man suffered severe injuries to both arms.


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