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Default WHOOPS! Mountain biker injures spine after 3m fall at Douglas (Australia)

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Mountain biker injures spine after 3m fall at Douglas

KEAGAN ELDER, Townsville Bulletin
May 10, 2019 6:25pm

A CYCLIST needed to flown to hospital after falling about 3m in a horrifying mountain bike crash.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said the man fell onto rocks and wood and suffered suspected spinal injuries when mountain biking at the Douglas Mountain Bike Reserve.

Emergency services were called to the crash at 8.54am on Saturday.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services helped paramedics retrieve the cyclist, who was flown to hospital by the Queensland Government Air rescue helicopter.

The man was in a stable condition.

Douglas Mountain Bike Park, situated off Angus Smith Drive, is popular with cyclists offering a number of trail of varying difficulty.
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