Rider airlifted to hospital after Kaitangata motorcycle crash

A motorcyclist is in Dunedin Hospital following an incident in South Otago this afternoon.

A police spokeswoman said the incident happened in Stoddart St, Kaitangata about 3pm.

Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz), two rescue helicopters, an ambulance and a first response unit went to the scene.

The rider was airlifted to Dunedin Hospital.

St John confirmed the rider was in a serious condition.

 

 

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