Four safe in Pennine Way rescue from Marsden Moor

A three-hour rescue operation in bad weather has brought four walkers to safety off a West Yorkshire moor.

Two of the walkers had leg injuries and all four were taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary as a precaution.

The group were on the Pennine Way on Marsden Moor in heavy rain.

The police received a call at about 15:00 BST and the Holme Valley Mountain Rescue team went to the scene close to the A635.

The walkers were on Black Hill when their way was blocked by streams swollen by rain.

The rescue involved building bridges across two streams using mountain rescue stretchers.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Leeds & West Yorkshire



Min. Night 6 °C


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.