Paraglider crashes into Torquay BMX track

A man suffered spinal injuries when he crashed his motorised paraglider on a BMX track in Devon.

It is thought that the man, who is in his 40s, crashed the paraglider during take-off at the track in Teignmouth Road, Torquay.

Torquay fire service and the ambulance service were alerted at about 1940 BST on Tuesday.

The man was taken to Torbay Hospital with suspected spinal injuries. His condition is not known.

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