The mountain biker injured himself on the Garburn Pass. Photo: Adie Jackson CC-BY-SA-2.0

The mountain biker injured himself on the Garburn Pass. Photo: Adie Jackson CC-BY-SA-2.0

A mountain biker was airlifted to hospital after falling from his machine in the Lake District.

The cyclist suffered a dislocated shoulder when he came off his machine on the Garburn Pass at Kentmere on Tuesday.

Kendal Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 6.15pm and the North West Air Ambulance also flew to the scene.

He was treated and given pain relief for his injury on the fellside and then stretchered to Kentmere Hall to the waiting helicopter, which flew him to hospital.

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