- Tyne Tees
Two men were taken to hospital today after a bridge collapsed, plunging them into the river below.
The pair, who are believed to have been in a shooting party, were rescued from the River Seven at High Askew near Cropton on the North York Moors.
A 65-year-old man suffered head injuries and a suspected broken arm and was airlifted by helicopter to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough following the incident.
A man in his 50s was taken by road to Scarborough hospital with less serious head injuries.
Two air ambulances - the Great North Air Ambulance and the Yorkshire Air Ambulance - attended the scene in remote countryside near Pickering this afternoon.
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