North West Wales

Climber breaks arm in fall on rock in Snowdonia

A man has been airlifted to hospital after falling while climbing in Snowdonia.

The climber, from Cheshire, was with a companion on Pen yr Ole Wen when he slipped on a greasy rock and broke an arm.

Ogwen Valley mountain rescue team and an RAF rescue helicopter from Valley on Anglesey were alerted to the incident at 12:45 GMT on Sunday.

The Sea King helicopter flew the man to hospital at Bangor.

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