Donegal farmer airlifted to SUH after quad bike accident

An elderly man from Donegal whose quad bike toppled on top of him had to be been airlifted to Sligo University hospital.

The 74-year-old farmer was driving the bike on his farm, east of Donegal town, yesterday afternoon when the accident occurred.

The Sligo Coast Guard rescue helicopter 118 was dispatched to the scene and has transported the man to Sligo University Hospital.