A MOUNTAIN biker has been taken to hospital following an incident near Wrexham.

An ambulance was called to Llandegla Forest, Llandegla, shortly before 1.40pm yesterday and sent to the scene.

An ambulance service spokeswoman said: “We were called after reports of a mountain biker who had reportedly fallen from his bike in the forest.

"Due to the location of the incident the crew had to walk about 500 meters to the injured biker.

“On arrival at the scene, ambulance crews treated a man believed to be 37 years old age for a suspected fractured leg.

"The crew immobilised the man and with the help of bystanders transported the man to the ambulance."