Injured rider at Dyfi Bike Park

Shortly before 1:00 p.m. on Saturday 21st December. call handlers from Aberdyfi Search & Rescue Team were requested to assist the Welsh Ambulance Service crews in assisting an injured mountain bike rider near Machynlleth.

The 15 year old male suffered serious leg injuries in a fall from his bike on the down-hill trails at Dyfi Bike Park, and was attended by paramedic crews from the ambulance service and a critical care team from the Air Ambulance which had been able to land closeby.
When the casualty had been stabilised by the medical personnel, Team volunteers moved the teenager to waiting vehicles on a wheeled stretcher. The rider was then transferred to the air ambulance and flown to hospital for further treatment.

Everyone was back in the car park by 3:00 p.m.