Man injured while walking along Devon's Tarka Trail

A man has been taken to hospital after falling off rocks in north Devon.

The man, who has not been named, was walking along the Tarka Trail near the old lime kilns in Ashford, Barnstaple, when he fell about 15ft (4.6m).

Paramedics were called to the scene at about 1040 BST, together with fire crews from Barnstaple and Braunton and a line rescue team from Barnstaple.

The man was taken by ambulance to North Devon District Hospital suffering from injuries to his pelvis.

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