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Two men in hospital after separate crashes


A man is in a critical condition in Royal Hobart Hospital after a trailbike crash in the Derwent Valley.

The 35-year-old rider was injured in the incident on private property at Ellandale on Sunday afternoon.

He was taken to hospital by the Rescue Helicopter. 

In a separate incident, the rider of a quad bike had to be rescued after crashing at Wynyard.

The 27-year-old was thrown off the All Terrain Vehicle when it flipped going up a hill on Sunday afternoon

He was taken to the North West Regional Hospital in a stable condition.

Police would like to remind riders of ATV’s’ to take caution when riding them.