Man saved from steep gorge in County Durham

A middle-aged man has been saved by mountain rescuers in the Tow Law area of County Durham.

Man saved from steep gorge in County Durham

The man had to be taken to hospital by the Great North Air Ambulance. Credit: Durham Police

Moutain rescuers have found a man trapped in a steep sided gorge in the Tow Law area of County Durham. The middle-aged man had been missing since last Friday and was found yesterday. He was suffering from severe hypothermia and had to be taken to hospital by helicopter.