Mountain biker airlifted to hospital

A MOUNTAIN biker was airlifted to hospital with serious head injuries following an accident at Dalby Forest.

A spokesman for the Great North Air Ambulance said the 25-year-old man was anaesthetised at the scene before being taken to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough following the incident at 3.20pm yesterday.

A Yorkshire Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “We received a call at 3.16pm about the incident in Dixon’s Hollow. We sent an ambulance and a rapid response vehicle before the Great North Air Ambulance took over.”