BREAKING: Man falls from cliffs in Sidmouth

PUBLISHED: 15:30 01 November 2013 | UPDATED: 15:30 01 November 2013

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Emergency services race to unfolding incident

A MAN is being treated on Sidmouth beach after falling from cliffs at Peak Hill.

Emergency services, including the coastguard helicopter, are currently at the scene after a member of the public contacted police at around 2pm.

The casualty is currently being treated by an ambulance crew.

A force spokesman said officers had received a report that an ‘older’ man had ‘gone over the cliff at the top’ of Peak Hill.

He added that the man was located in a gully around two-thirds of the way down the cliff and was suffering ‘suspected back pain and an obvious head injury’.

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