Cheddar Gorge closed after injury

PUBLISHED: 16:41 20 January 2015 | UPDATED: 17:01 20 January 2015

Cheddar Cheese, made in the caves and gorge area, is cited as being one of the area's world famous businesses (Photo: Cheddar Gorge and Caves).

Cheddar Cheese, made in the caves and gorge area, is cited as being one of the area's world famous businesses (Photo: Cheddar Gorge and Caves).

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CHEDDAR Gorge has been closed today (Tuesday) after a woman suffered possible spinal injuries at the beauty spot.

Cliff Road has been shut by Avon and Somerset Constabulary while the woman is airlifted to hospital, with emergency services attending to her.

A police spokesman said: “One woman was injured at Cheddar Gorge this afternoon. She suffered possible spinal injuries and is due to be airlifted to hospital. Avon Search and Rescue are currently at the scene.”

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