Highlands & Islands

Man injured after falling from cliff in Thurso

Rescue Image copyright Karen Munro/Thurso RNLI
Image caption Rescue teams at the scene of the man's fall

A man has been taken to hospital after falling from a cliff on the north coast of Scotland.

The man fell between 20ft and 30ft (6-9m) from a clifftop path known as Victoria Walk in Thurso.

Police and the coastguard were alerted to the incident at about 11:30.

The man was recovered from the foot of the cliff and taken to hospital. The extent of his injuries is not known.

Image copyright Karen Munro/Thurso RNLI
Image caption Thurso lifeboat headed for the scene of Sunday's rescue
Image copyright Karen Munro/Thurso RNLI
Image caption A Coastguard helicopter was also involved in the operation

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