Cliff fall man leaves Scarborough Hospital

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A MAN who survived a 200ft horror cliff fall near Scarborough has been transferred to a hospital in Manchester.

The 53-year-old holidaymaker suffered a broken wrist and leg after falling at Cloughton Wyke while trying to rescue his dog on Monday.

Coastguard crews and a team from RAF Leconfield winched the man to safety.

He was described as being in a serious but stable condition in Scarborough Hospital Intensive Care Unit and has now been moved to a hospital nearer his home in Rochdale.

The dog, a golden retriever called Oscar, suffered a broken femur, black eye and broken tooth and was recovering in Alma Vet Surgery in Alma Square before being collected by the man’s wife and taken home yesterday morning.

Police have called the rescue “remarkable”.