Bike rider suffers two broken legs in crash

The scene in Middleton-in-Teesdale on Sunday after a serious biking accident. Credit: GNAAS

A motorbike rider is being treated for two broken legs after a three bike crash at Middleton-in-Teesdale in County Durham.

It happened on Sunday (July 17).

A 62-year-old man was thrown from his bike and suffered serious injuries.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called at around 1:40pm.

The man received one unit of blood and strong pain relief before he was flown to James Cook University Hospital.

Two other people suffered minor injuries in the incident.