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Motocross rider injured after riding off 30-metre bank in North Island

Emergency services, including a helicopter, attended the scene after a motocross rider rode off a 30-metre bank in the North Island today.

The man was flown to Middlemore Hospital in a moderate condition after receiving suspected back injuries. Source: Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust

The man, who is in his 20s, was winched out of the remote location, in the village of Miranda, at 11.37am, Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust communications manager Lincoln Davies told 1 NEWS.

The motocross rider suffered suspected back injuries and was flown to Middlemore Hospital in a moderate condition.


Emergency services, including a rescue helicopter, were called to the scene after a motocross rider rode off a 30-metre bank in Miranda. Source: Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust