Teenage mountainbiker airlifted to hospital after Glentress crash

A TEENAGER mountainbiker has suffered a serious head injury at one of the Borders most popular courses.

The 14-year-old boy from Bathgate was injured while cycling at Glentress Forest yesterday afternoon.

He was airlifted from the scene to Glasgow Southern General Hospital where he received treatment.

His condition is described as serious but is not thought to be life threatening.

Glentress has four different courses within its estate, including the Black Trail which has previously been named the best in Britain.