Motorcross rider airlifted to hospital after fall in Northamptonshire

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A motocross rider was airlifted to hospital after a fall at a track near Catthorpe.

The 29-year-old man suffered pelvic and shoulder injuries in the fall, which happened yesterday (Wednesday).

Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA) were called to the incident to provide advanced critical care and a rapid transfer to the nearest major trauma centre.

DLRAA received the call at around 11.03am and landed at the track 15 minutes later.

A spokesman for DLRAA said: “The patient was assessed and treated for his injuries at the scene. He was given pain relief before being immobilised and airlifted to University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire.

The crew landed at the hospital at 12.10pm.”