UPDATE: Lee Johnston is set to be moved to hospital in Liverpool on Sunday. He has a broken back, coccyx and finger.

Lee Johnston was injured in an incident during practice for the Isle of Man TT on Saturday.

The Northern Irishman came off at Greeba Castle on his 600cc Padgett's Honda, causing a red flag situation.

The 28-year-old was taken by air ambulance to Nobles hospital in Douglas. Johnston was said to be conscious but no further information has been given on his condition.

He had set the fastest time in the Supersport session at 123.369mph and was also leading the way in the Superstock times at 128.896mph on the East Coast BMW.

Another Northern Ireland rider, newcomer Paul Jordan, came off at Glen Helen in an incident with Swedish rider Bjorn Gunnarsson, who was taken to hospital complaining of neck pain. Jordan was taken to hospital with a suspected fractured wrist.

Danny Webb was also involved in an incident on Saturday at Laurel Bank and was airlifted to hospital with a shoulder injury.

In another incident, Joe Akroyd came off at Glentramman and was taken to Nobles with possible fractures.

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