Rescuers were called to the cave in Nidderdale

Rescuers were called to the cave in Nidderdale

A woman was rescued from a North Yorkshire cave after falling and injuring herself.

Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association members were called out about 1pm on Sunday to Manchester Hole cave in Nidderdale.

Police alerted the team after the 26-year-old injured her back just inside the entrance to the cave.

A team spokesperson said: “After treatment by paramedics from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service the casualty was stretchered by team members to the road ambulance.”

The rescue involved 19 volunteer team members.

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