Isle Of Man / Ellan Vannin

Isle of Man motorist rescued after 20ft (6m) ravine plunge

Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service Image copyright Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service
Image caption The man has been taken to Noble's hospital for treatment and was said to be in a "stable condition"

A man has been rescued after the car he was driving crashed 20ft (6m) down a ravine in the Isle of Man.

The Fire and Rescue Service's specialist rope team helped firefighters recue the driver, who was said to be in a "stable condition".

His car left the road near the Conrhenny Equestrian Centre and he was outside the vehicle when he was rescued at about 12:30 BST.

An FRS spokesman said the man had been taken to hospital for a check-up.

Three emergency vehicles were used in the recue, including a 4x4 Pinzgauer off-road vehicle.

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