Serious head injury at Brimham Rocks

A 52 year old man suffered a serious head injury after falling at Brimham Rocks on Sunday (NADV-14-09-15-WEB)

A 52 year old man suffered a serious head injury after falling at Brimham Rocks on Sunday (NADV-14-09-15-WEB)

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A 52-year-old man was taken to hospital yesterday after sustaining a severe head injury at the popular national park.

The man, who was reported as unconscious but breathing, also suffered a shoulder injury when he fell at around 2.30pm on Sunday September 13.

Ten members of the mountain rescue team UWFRA were called out by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the patient.

After treatment by paramedics the man was transferred to a waiting road ambulance as no helicopter was available.