North West Wales

Injured Cwm Idwal walker rescued after mountain fall

Cwm Idwal in Snowdonia Image copyright Christopher Hilton/Geograph
Image caption The man was walking on Cwm Idwal with a friend when he fell

A walker with a suspected broken leg has been rescued after falling in Snowdonia.

The man, 37, from Leicester, slipped on a rock in an area known as Tin Pan Gully, on Cwm Idwal, at about 11:00 GMT on Saturday.

The fall happened about 300ft (90m) above the A5 road. Members of Ogwen mountain rescue team attended and carried him off the mountain.

The man was later driven to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor by ambulance.

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