Injured off-road biker airlifted to hospital

Photo: Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team.

An injured off-road motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital after an incident in the Dales today.

Paramedics and volunteers from Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team (SMRT) were called to the scene near Keld, Swaledale, this afternoon.

A Great North Air Ambulance helicopter also attended after being called after being asked to attend by Yorkshire Ambulance Service at around 2.50pm.

The rider was treated at the scene before being transported to James Cook University Hospital by helicopter.