A YOUNG girl was rushed to hospital after impaling her leg on a bicycle.

The 11-year-old, who was visiting from America, was cycling at The Lookout Discovery centre, in Bracknell, when the accident happened at about 12.30pm.

Firefighters from Bracknell fire station were called to the scene along with medical crew.

They cut away part of the bike but the girl, who was in extreme pain, was taken to hospital and was expected to have surgery this afternoon.