A 21-year-old motorcross rider has been taken to hospital with serious injuries as a result of a head-on collision with another rider.
The man was flown from the Hira Forest to Nelson Hospital about 12:30pm, by the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter.
The second man was also taken by helicopter to a waiting ambulance in the Matai Valley and that took him to hospital.
He has moderate injuries.
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