11 Oct 2012

Tourist seriously injured in quad bike accident

10:45 pm on 11 October 2012

An Australian tourist is in a serious condition in hospital after a quad bike accident in the Franklin district.

Police say the crash happened at Onewhero, near Tuakau, about 2pm on Thursday.

The 38-year-old woman was flown to Auckland Hospital by rescue helicopter and police say she has only been in the country a few days.

The serious crash unit is investigating.