Motorcyclist crashes near Duvauchelle

ANNA TURNER
Last updated 11:59 23/01/2013

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A 67-year-old man is in a "comfortable" condition after a serious crash last night.

The motorcyclist was airlifted to Christchurch Hospital after crashing on the Christchurch-Akaroa Rd.

A police spokesman said the man came off the road and hit a fence near Duvauchelle just before 7.30pm.

He was conscious at the scene but was taken to hospital by the Westpac rescue helicopter.

A Christchurch Hospital spokeswoman confirmed this morning the man was now in a "comfortable condition".

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