Rescue operation in Slieve League after man sustains leg injury

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Both the Killybegs Coastguard and Sligo 118 helicopter were called out to the Pilgrims Pass in Slieve League yesterday afternoon following reports of a man being injured.

It's understood the alarm was raised when the man who was driving a trial bike came off the bike and sustained a leg injury.

The man was stabilised at the scene and transferred to hospital via the Rescue 118 helicopter to Sligo University Hospital with a suspected broken leg.

Radio Officer with Malin Head Coastguard, Mike Mullens has been outlining what happened: