Child hurt when quad bike rolls
ST John ambulance officers checked out two youngsters injured in a quad bike accident on a farm near Ruatoria yesterday afternoon.
One of the children, aged five, had sustained some minor injuries.
The bike the boys were riding flipped over in a paddock on the property early in the afternoon.
The Trust Tairawhiti rescue helicopter was also sent to the scene and they flew a five-year-old boy to Gisborne Hospital for a check up.
“He had some minor leg injuries,” an ambulance spokesman said.
The child was admitted to hospital overnight for observation.
A hospital spokeswoman said he was discharged this morning.