Teenager injured in 50-foot cliff fall in Dunbar

The cliffs at Dunbar Castle, where a teenager fell and was airlifted by helicopter to hospital.
The cliffs at Dunbar Castle, where a teenager fell and was airlifted by helicopter to hospital.

A 16-year-old girl has been airlifted to hospital after falling 50 feet from cliffs at Dunbar Castle.

The fire service, coast guard and ambulance service launched a join rescue after being called to Dunbar Castle in East Lothian just before 3pm.

The cliffs at Dunbar Castle, where a teenager fell and was airlifted to hospital.

The cliffs at Dunbar Castle, where a teenager fell and was airlifted to hospital.

A spokeswoman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “A 16-year-old female had fallen over cliffs and on to rocks 50 feet below.

“The fire service administered oxygen to the casualty who was airlifted to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary suffering from neck injuries, a suspected broken leg, suspected head and spinal injuries.”