Race WILL go on after bike crashes into crowd in Scarborough and two Air Ambulances called

A motorbike race is set to take place as normal today - despite three people being injured and two Air Ambulances landing after a motorbike crashed into the crowd.

Sunday, 24th September 2017, 3:31 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th September 2017, 11:43 am
The race. Photo: Olivers Mount

The accident happened at Olivers Mount racecourse in Scarborough, where the Gold Cup Qualifying is being held today.

The Air Ambulance lands

A statement from Olivers Mount Racing this afternoon said: "Thank you all for your patience this morning. We had an incident during Gold Cup qualifying that involved one rider and three spectators. "We are now cleared for racing again and riders are back on circuit. "Thank you to the marshals, medics, air ambulance crew, stewards, officials and spectators who assisted us this morning."

The Air Ambulance lands