Rescue operation in Slieve League after man sustains leg injury




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: