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North Yorks bridge collapses

A bridge in the village of Cropton on the North Yorkshire Moors has collapsed. Two people were rescued from the floodwaters after falling in, and have been taken to hospital.

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Two rescued from floodwaters in North Yorks

Two people have been rescued from floodwaters after a bridge collapsed in the North Yorkshire village of Cropton.

The second person was taken to Scarborough District Hospital.

The condition of both victims is not yet known, although the 65-year-old man reportedly regained consciousness on his way to hospital.

Both are believed to have been spotted in the River Seven after the pedestrian bridge collapsed.

North Yorkshire Police said it is thought that the incident took place around 2.30pm.

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