1 Mar 2015

Man dead after mountain biking accident

6:37 pm on 1 March 2015

A 58-year old man has died after a mountain biking accident near Queenstown.

The man, who is from Nelson, was holidaying in the area.

Police said he was biking on a Department of Conservation track near Wilson's Bay when he fell off and hit his head.

The person he was biking with performed CPR until emergency services arrived, but he died at the scene.