Cliff rescue after two people ‘fell 50ft’

PUBLISHED: 09:59 10 October 2015 | UPDATED: 09:59 10 October 2015


TWO people were rescued from a cliff after falling an estimated 50ft.

Fire crews and a specialist rescue team attended Cheddar Gorge yesterday (Friday) at around 5.30pm.

A spokesman from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue said two people are believed to have fallen 50ft onto a ledge on a cliff face.

One of the casualties had possible pelvic injuries and was picked up by a search and rescue helicopter and taken to hospital.

The other was rescued by Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue.

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