Helicopter needed for Dalby bike accident

A MOUNTAIN biker with a badly broken leg was airlifted from Dalby Forest on Sunday.

Yorkshire Ambulance Service had requested help from the Great North Air Ambulance who took the man in his 50s to James Cook Hospital.

A spokesperson said: “The helicopter crew had to administer powerful painkilling drugs before stabilising the leg.

“They airlifted the patient to James Cook hospital in a stable condition. Again the service was able to be of vital assistance in the North Yorkshire area.”