Air ambulance called to help in rescue operation after child fell into water at Knottingley quarry

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An air ambulance was dispatched to help rescue a youngster who had fallen into water at a quarry in Knottingley.

Emergency crews received a call at 7.50pm on Monday May 29 that a child had slipped and was stuck in water at a quarry off Leys Lane.

An ambulance, the Hazardous Area Response Team and an air ambulance were sent to the scene and the child was taken to Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield.

The girl’s age or her current condition were not given.

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