Volunteers called to rescue injured walker in Coverdale

Photo: Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team.
Photo: Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team.

Volunteers were called to rescue an injured walker today.

The incident happened besides the River Cover at East Scrafton, in Coverdale.

The man was treated at the scene by members of Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team before he was evacuated on a stretcher to a road ambulance.