Girl dies in rock fall on beach
Emergency services were called to Seaton Garth in Staithes.
A nine-year-old girl has died in a rock fall at a beach in North Yorkshire.
Emergency services were called to Seaton Garth in Staithes after reports a girl had received serious head injuries in a rock fall.
#staithes So sad in Staithes to hear a young girl has lost her life in a rockfall. Condolences to her family and all involved in today’s shocking event and emergency response pic.twitter.com/X8eCoqTN1u— Barbara Govan (@screenhouseprod) August 8, 2018
North Yorkshire Police said: “Sadly, despite the efforts of the emergency services, the girl died at the scene from her injuries.
“Her family are currently being supported by specialist trained officers.”
Police, fire, ambulance, air ambulance and coastguard all attended the incident at around 4.45pm on Wednesday.