A man has been taken to hospital after falling down rocks by the estuary at Ashford near Braunton this morning (Monday.) Fire crews from Barnstaple and Braunton, including the Barnstaple line rescue team, used specialist equipment to rescue the man from w

A man has been taken to hospital after falling down rocks by the estuary at Ashford near Braunton this morning (Monday.)

Fire crews from Barnstaple and Braunton, including the Barnstaple line rescue team, used specialist equipment to rescue the man from where he had fallen on the shoreline.

Emergency services were called just before 10.45am and the accident is understand to have happened near some old lime kilns on the Ashford shore.

The casualty was taken to Barnstaple Hospital by ambulance but as yet there are no details of his injuries.