Cyclist injured after trail fall

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A CYCLIST from Sheffield needed hospital treatment after suffering serious injuries to both her arms after an accident on a Peak District cycle route.

The 40-year-old woman was taken to Chesterfield Royal Hospital after the incident on the Monsal Trail, near Bakewell, on Sunday.

She had been cycling along the trail north of the town when a walker stepped out in front of her.

The cyclist swerved to avoid the walker and came off her bike, injuring herself as she fell. Buxton Mountain Rescue Team was called to assist the ambulance service.