Woman impales leg climbing Kirkstall Abbey fence

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

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 10th July 2016, 4:57 pm
Updated Sunday, 10th July 2016, 6:06 pm
Kirkstall Abbey
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.

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