Paraglider seriously injured during landing

The man was flown to hospital in a rescue helicopter. Photo: supplied
The man was flown to hospital in a rescue helicopter. Photo: supplied
A man has suffered serious injuries after landing heavily while paragliding at Treble Cone.

A St John spokesperson said the incident happened at 11.37am today.

The man, in his 30s, and was flown to Lakes District Hospital in Queenstown by rescue helicopter.

 

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