25 Dec 2011

Man seriously injured in farm bike accident

9:59 am on 25 December 2011

A man has serious head injuries after being thrown from a farm bike near the Waikato town of Otorohanga.

Police say the 46-year-old was riding a two-wheeled farm bike on a property at Maihiihi on Saturday when he crashed and was thrown 10 metres.

He was airlifted to Waikato Hospital in a serious condition.

Occupational Safety and Health is to investigate.