Biker injured in high country fall
An injured mountainbiker has been rescued by helicopter after sustaining face and neck injuries near Lake Ohau.
The 63-year-old Ashburton woman was cycling on one of the Ahuriri mountain bike tracks when she fell about 6.30pm yesterday.
A Westpac Rescue Helicopter spokesperson said the woman's facial injuries were ''quite serious'' and would take a significant amount of time to recover from.
She was taken to Christchurch Hospital.
The Timaru Herald