Boy remains in hospital after falling down gorge

An 11-year-old boy remains in hospital tonight in a serious condition after falling 30ft down Cheddar Gorge. The child was airlifted to Frenchay Hospital by Portland coastguard helicopter.

The boy was taken to hospital with a head injury Credit: Avon and Somerset Search and Rescue
A road was cordoned off to allow emergency services access Credit: Avon and Somerset Search and Rescue

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Boy Falls 30ft At Cheddar Gorge

A boy is in a serious condition in hospital tonight after falling 30ft down Cheddar Gorge in Somerset