Highlands & Islands

Walker rescued after Highland cliff fall

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A 77-year-old walker was airlifted to hospital for treatment after falling from a cliff on a Highland beach.

The incident happened on a remote beach north of Balintore on Thursday afternoon.

The Invergordon lifeboat was sent to the scene, alongside the coastguard team from Portmahomack and Scottish Ambulance Service paramedics.

A coastguard rescue helicopter flew the man to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness for further treatment.