Highlands & Islands

Walker rescued after falling during Ben Nevis trek

A hillwalker had to be rescued after falling during a trek on Ben Nevis.

A coastguard helicopter crew and Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team went to the aid of the walker, who is understood to be a visitor from abroad.

Police Scotland was alerted to the incident at 13:45 on Wednesday and asked for assistance from the coastguard and mountain rescue team.

The walker was taken to hospital but not detail on the tourist's injuries has been revealed.