Rescuers were called out to Stac Pollaidh after the man fell. Photo: Dundonnell MRT

Rescuers were called out to Stac Pollaidh after the man fell. Photo: Dundonnell MRT

A walker was rescued after injuring himself while walking on the flanks of Stac Pollaidh.

Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by police about 1pm on Monday.

The walker fell and suffered a lower leg injury while on the circular path around the 612m (2,008ft) peak in Coigach, Wester Ross.

A team spokesperson said: “After being located by team members, the casualty was initially treated on the hill before being evacuated by stretcher to the roadside for transfer to hospital by the Scottish Ambulance Service.”

The incident involved 19 volunteers from the Dundonnell team.

The spokesperson added: “We wish the casualty a speedy recovery.”

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