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Rider has 'very lucky escape' after Mountain Road crash

Minor injuries and bike damaged

Police say a biker had a 'very lucky escape' today after crashing on the Mountain Road.

Officers have posted a picture of the bike in pieces near Duke's Bends – the rider suffered minor injuries.  

The road was closed between the Bungalow and the Creg Ny Baa so officers could deal with the incident. 

Officers are urging motorists to check their mirrors before committing to overtaking saying the number of bikes on the roads is increasing.

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