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Mountain biker airlifted to hospital after suffering injuries in Bragg Creek

A mountain biker found near Bragg Creek was flown to hospital after suffering serious injuries on Saturday.
A mountain biker found near Bragg Creek was flown to hospital after suffering serious injuries on Saturday. File / Global News

A mountain biker found near Bragg Creek was flown to hospital after suffering serious injuries on Saturday.

According to Redwood Meadows fire chief Rob Evans, the biker was found on a trail in west Bragg Creek and was suffering from head and shoulder injuries. He was discovered by a passerby who immediately called 911.

STARS said the 47-year-old man sustained “traumatic injuries” from the accident and was flown to Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary in non-life-threatening condition.

Emergency responders were called to the trail at around 11:20 a.m.

Redwood Meadows fire department said it assisted STARS Air Ambulance with a landing zone.

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