MOUNTAIN rescue have helped a woman suffering a leg injury this afternoon. 

Fifteen members of Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team (SRMRT) attended the incident at 1.47pm on the steep path leading to the Thomason Foss waterfall, near Goathland.

Called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service, the lady sustained a lower leg injury.

The team administered pain relief and splinted the injured leg, before leading the stretcher down the path, across the steam and a short rope haul up the opposite bank.

A spokesperson from SRMRT said: "We are grateful to the Goathland crew from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service for their assistance in the subsequent carry up to the waiting ambulance."