Man Injured in Gunpowder State Park Bicycle Accident

One man was injured in a bicycle accident in the Fallston area of Gunpowder State Park.

Crews were working to get an injured man out of the woods following an accident in the Fallston area of Gunpowder State Park Tuesday evening.

Before 6 p.m. Tuesday, a man was involved in a bicycle accident near Dalton Bevard Road in Gunpowder State Park in Fallston, according to , spokesman for .

Crews were working to get the man out of the woods by hand around 6:30 p.m., Gardiner said.

No further details were available as of publish time.

XC Mike July 06, 2012 at 06:49 PM
Any information on the extent of the injuries or the condition of the rider?
Alex McIntosh July 06, 2012 at 10:00 PM
I was that rider! I received blunt force aka a handlebar end right into my groin/hip causing severe internal Bleeding. I was extremely lucky, had the impact been one inch towards my groin it would have scored a direct hit on the artery and there would have been a strong Chance that I Could have bled out internally at the scene. I spent the next 24 hours in a lot of pain in the hospital. Now on bed rest for another few days and will be out of physical action for best part of a Month. My hip, groin and thigh is black..... My Wife is grossed out.... Use your imagination. I just wanted to say thank you to everyone involved in my rescue, I had passed out from the pain and shock and had no chance of making it out the valley without the amazing help of the rangers and fire crew. My memory of it all is hazy but I know they had a monster task getting me out. Words can't describe how grateful I am! I would also like to thank the local biker who stayed with me after my riding partner went for help. What a great community we have out here! I feel blessed! Safe riding everyone!
XC Mike July 07, 2012 at 02:50 AM
Wow ! Glad to hear you're gonna be ok and I hope you have a quick recovery. Big props to all those who helped you.
Alex McIntosh July 07, 2012 at 11:34 PM
Thanks Mike :-)
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