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Casualty falls 40ft down a cliff and spends night in undergrowth

Photo: Wyke Coastguard CRT

A person has fallen 40ft down a cliff and spent the night in undergrowth before their cries for help were heard by a member of the public.

The coastguard was called near to Grove on the Isle of Portland in Dorset just after 9am yesterday morning.

Credit: Wyke Coastguard CRT

The casualty sustained multiple injuries and were unable to raise the alarm until the next morning when they heard a passer by.

Rescue teams cut their way through the dense undergrowth to reach the casualty who was winched to a rescue helicopter and taken to hospital.

Credit: Wyke Coastguard CRT