A MAN was airlifted to hospital after he fell on a hill in Worcestershire. 

The man in his 30s had fallen on Swinyard Hill in Castlemorton which led to a large emergency service presence on Saturday (April 6).

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called to reports of a patient who had fallen on Swinyard Hill at 4.16pm.

"One ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham attended the scene.

"On arrival, we discovered one patient, a man.

"Ambulance crews managed to treat the patient and, once he was safely conveyed to the waiting air ambulance, he was then airlifted to Worcestershire Royal Hospital."

Fire crews were also at the scene to help the man but was eventually stood down as ambulance crews had sufficient resources. 

A Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "Two HWFR crews – one each from Upton and Malvern Fire Stations – plus the Malvern Landrover were called at 5.35pm on April 6 to assist ambulance at Swinyard Hill, Castlemorton.

"A person had fallen and was injured on the hill, and the initial request was to assist an ambulance in getting the casualty down from the hill.

"Ultimately, the fire service was not required as sufficient ambulance service resources were in attendance.

"One male casualty in his 30s was in the care of paramedics.

"The incident was marked as pending closure at 6.15pm."