Teen motorcyclist flown to hospital after injuring head at WA Ride Park in Brazier

The West Australian
A file image of the RAC rescue helicopter. A teenage boy has been flown to hospital after injuring himself on a riding trail in the State’s South West.
Camera IconA file image of the RAC rescue helicopter. A teenage boy has been flown to hospital after injuring himself on a riding trail in the State’s South West. Credit: Catherine Massey/Busselton Dunsborough Times

The RAC Rescue helicopter has flown a teenager to hospital after he fell off his motorbike at a popular riding trail.

The incident happened at the WA Ride Park on Gardiner Road in Brazier, in the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup.

It is understood the injured boy — aged 17 — was riding up a rocky track when he fell backwards and hit his head on a rock.

The boy was wearing a helmet and protective equipment.

An ambulance was called about 11.40am before the helicopter was called. It is understood the teenager’s injuries are not serious and he will be taken to Bunbury Regional Hospital.

According to its website, the WA Ride Park offers 80km of “enduro style trail riding”.

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