30 Jul 2018

Paraglider airlifted to hospital after Port Hills crash

3:00 pm on 30 July 2018

A paraglider has been airlifted to hospital after he crashed on Port Hills in Christchurch.

St John Ambulance staff said the 24-year-old was taken by helicopter to Christchurch Hospital this afternoon with serious injuries.

The crash happened near the gondola, close to Bridle Path Road, the staff said.