Man suffers severe back injury in off-road motorbike crash at Slaley Forest


A MAN has suffered a serious back injury after crashing his off-road motorbike. The 41-year-old, from Durham, was riding at Slaley Forest, Northumberland, when the incident happened on Saturday afternoon (January 23).  Due to his location, the Great North Air Ambulance Service was needed to fly him to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary. The flight took 19 minutes and he arrived in a stable condition. .

A MAN has suffered a serious back injury after crashing his off-road motorbike.

The 41-year-old, from Durham, was riding at Slaley Forest, Northumberland, when the incident happened on Saturday afternoon (January 23). 

Due to his location, the Great North Air Ambulance Service was needed to fly him to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary. The flight took 19 minutes and he arrived in a stable condition. 

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