Dramatic 30ft cliff fall leaves woman with neck and back injuries
A woman fell 30ft from a cliff face leaving her with neck and back injuries.
She had been climbing at Tidenham when the incident happened on Saturday afternoon.
Paramedics from the South West Ambulance Service rushed to the scene but a fire crew was needed to rescue the woman.
Seven firefighters from Lydney Fire Station came to her aid, but they quickly realised that another crew was required and a second team from Coleford Fire Station was mobilised.
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Crews were on scene for over an hour dealing with the incident.
A fire spokesman said: "The stricken female had fallen approximately 30ft whilst climbing the cliff face.
"Once we had arrived at the scene it was clear further resources were required and a rescue team from Coleford were also sent to the scene."
Firefighters rescued the injured female who was then sent to hospital by road ambulance with suspected neck and back injuries.