Dorset

Walker airlifted after breaking leg in fall in Dorset

A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering a broken leg in a fall in Dorset.

The 56-year-old man fell on rocks on the east side of Portland, near Durdle Pier, on Monday afternoon.

Portland Coastguard scrambled its helicopter and picked up the casualty from the scene.

A landing site was prepared at Dorset County Hospital where the man received treatment for his injuries, a coastguard spokesperson said.

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