Paraglider seriously hurt in crash

A man was seriously injured in a paragliding crash in Arrowtown this afternoon.

A police spokeswoman said a paraglider "landed heavily" or fell in some way near Ramshaw Lane.

A 30-year-old man was airlifted to to Lakes District Hospital then transferred via helicopter to Dunedin Hospital with ''serious injuries''.

The spokeswoman earlier said it appeared the man had sustained a head injury.



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