A MAJOR emergency services response was launched after a mountain biker sustained a "traumatic injury" at the One Planet Adventure site in Llandegla.

The Welsh Ambulance Service has confirmed that two emergency ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and the Wales Air Ambulance were sent to the forest visitor centre at 1.25pm yesterday (April 6).

Firefighters along with members of North East Wales Search and Rescue (NEWSAR) were also called to assisted paramedics at the scene.

A female was taken to hospital by road.

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called to the One Planet Adventure park in Llandegla, Wrexham, on Thursday 6 May at 1.25pm to reports of a person with a traumatic injury.

"We attended with a rapid response vehicle, two emergency ambulances and the Wales Air Ambulance. Search and Rescue colleagues also attended.

"One patient was taken by road to Wrexham Maelor Hospital for further treatment."

A spokeswoman for North Wales Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that they were called out at 1.35pm.

NEWSAR posted on its Facebook page yesterday evening: "Earlier today we were asked to assist the Welsh Ambulance Service with an injured mountain biker at Llandegla Mountain Bike Centre.

"We worked alongside North Wales Fire and Rescue Service to evacuate the casualty. Get well soon."