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Man suffers back injury Midsomer Norton gully fall

A 38-year-old man was rescued after falling down a gully at Midsomer Norton near Bath on Saturday.

Avon Fire and Rescue sent a specialist rope rescue team to Gullock Tyning, near the town's leisure centre, after the man slipped at about 1600 GMT.

The man suffered severe lower back trauma in the fall and was taken to Bath's Royal United Hospital by air ambulance for treatment.

Several inches of snow fell on Midsomer Norton earlier on Saturday.

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