A MOUNTAIN biker suffered an angina attack and was taken to hospital yesterday.

Keswick Mountain Rescue team was called to Whinlatter Forest at around 11.45am after being alerted to the situation by the North West Ambulance Service.

The 53 year-old man was located by a team member and treated at the scene before being evacuated to the road by Landrover.

He was then transferred to an NWAS ambulance and onto the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle for further treatment.