Motorcross rider badly injured after coming off track in Corby

The air ambulance was called out to Windsor Park
The air ambulance was called out to Windsor Park
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A motorcross rider suffered serious injuries to his chest and arm after coming off his bike on a forest track.

Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA) was called out to the incident in Corby at about 4.45pm on Sunday (July 19).

The patient was a man in his 20s who had come off his bike on a forest track.

A pokesman for the air ambulance said: “We worked with East Midlands Ambulance Service to assess and treat the patient, who had suffered a serious chest injury and an arm injury.

“He was sedated and packaged for flight, then flown to University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire for further treatment.

“The patient’s current condition is unknown.”

DLRAA is always looking for local supporters and they are appealing for people to help them raise awareness during Air Ambulance Week.

For more information go to www.theairambulanceservice.org.uk/give or call 08454 130999.