Motorcyclist crashes in ditch

NICOLE MATHEWSON
Last updated 20:45 23/05/2014

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A man has been flown to hospital after crashing his motorcycle into a ditch near Akaroa this evening.

A police spokesman said the crash happened on the Christchurch Akaroa Rd, just north of Akaroa, shortly before 6pm.

A male motorcyclist had reportedly crashed into a ditch. No other vehicles were believed to be involved.

A St John spokeswoman said the man had been flown to Christchurch Hospital by a rescue helicopter. 

No details on the man's injuries were available tonight. 

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