Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man and woman hurt in Isle of Wight cliff accident

A woman has been airlifted to hospital following an accident on a cliff in the Isle of Wight.

The coastguard said a man and a woman were involved in a fall at Freshwater Bay, near to the Albion Hotel, at about 19:00 BST.

"Our rescue team, who are trained in cliff rescue, got the man and woman to safety," a spokeswoman said.

The woman was taken to Southampton Hospital by rescue helicopter while the man was treated at the scene.

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