Woman impales leg climbing Kirkstall Abbey fence

Kirkstall Abbey

Kirkstall Abbey

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A woman was taken to hospital after suffering a “severe leg impalement” at Kirkstall Abbey.

Firefighters from Leeds Fire Station were called in to assist the ambulance service with extrication of the woman, after she fell whilst climbing a fence at the Abbey shortly before 11pm on Saturday.

Crews from Dewsbury and Cleckheaton fire stations also attended, according to West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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