1493706194613 - Farmer on motorbike critically injured after collision with train

Farmer on motorbike critically injured after collision with train

A farmer suffered serious head and leg injuries after crashing his motorbike into a train near Pongakawa in the Western Bay of Plenty.

The 60-year-old was flown to Tauranga Hospital on Tuesday afternoon, said Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter pilot Liam Brettkelly.

The man was stabilised by St John medics before being flown to hospital in a critical condition.