Mountainbiker rescued after serious fall on Lympstone Common

A MOUNTAIN bike enthusiast was left with two broken wrists after falling in a crater on Lympstone Common.

A MOUNTAIN bike enthusiast was left with two broken wrists after falling in a crater on Lympstone Common.

Exmouth firefighters were on Monday afternoon called to woods near Pines Ridge car park to help move the injured man to a waiting ambulance.

Onlookers said the man had been riding his mountain bike up a steep ridge of earth when it flipped over, sending him over the handlebars onto his outstretched arms.