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Off-road biker hurt after riding off Merthyr quarry

The man was flown by air ambulance to hospital Image copyright CBMRT
Image caption The man was flown by air ambulance to hospital

A man suffered "significant" injuries after the off-road bike he was riding accidentally went over a 30ft quarry cliff.

Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team (CBMRT) said it was called to the scene near Merthyr Tydfil at about 12:30 BST on Sunday.

It said the man's friends helped to guide rescue teams to the scene and supported when needed.

Paramedics treated him before he was airlifted to hospital.

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