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Man airlifted to hospital after fall in Ceiriog Valley

A man has been airlifted hospital following a fall down a steep slope in the Ceiriog Valley today.

NEWSAR (North East Wales Search and Rescue) were asked to assist with the incident near Llanarmon DC in the Ceriog Valley, by North Wales Police.

Details released by the Denbighshire based search and rescue team state that the man had taken a tumbling fall down a steep slope.

The Wales Air Ambulance attended the scene, with the team working with them to assist with first aid before extracting the casualty on a stretcher.

The casualty was then transferred to the air ambulance helicopter and taken to hospital

NEWSAR say: “Thanks to the members of the casualties group for their assistance. We hope the man makes a swift recovery.”

Earlier this month Wrexham.com reported that NEWSAR – which is on-call 365 days a year, 24 hours a day – had received a grant of £1,000 to help fund life saving defibrillators.

You can find out more about the work NEWSAR carry out, here.

*Pictures: NEWSAR (Twitter @newsar)

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