Tree surgeon taken to hospital after fall near Pateley Bridge
Feb 4, 2024
Ripon police and fire station
Firefighters from Ripon were summoned.

Emergency services were called to a village near Pateley Bridge yesterday to  help a tree surgeon who had fallen from a tree.

Firefighters from Ripon were called to assist paramedics at Wilsoll at 5.28pm.

They helped to lift the man from the open into an ambulance.

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service‘s incident report said

“A male tree surgeon aged in his 20s had fallen from a tree he was cutting.

“He was transported to hospital with suspected C spine injuries.”

No further details have been released.

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