4 Nov 2017

Child among injured in jetboat accident

4:35 pm on 4 November 2017

A child is one of two people injured in a jet boat accident in North Canterbury.

The accident happened this morning on the Hurunui River.

A rescue coordination centre spokesman said they were alerted after a personal locator beacon was set off just before midday.

Both the accident victims suffered minor injuries and were airlifted to Christchurch Hospital.

Hurunui River

Hurunui River Photo: 123RF