Teenager suffers serious injuries in embankment fall

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A teenage boy suffered serious back injuries after falling down a disused railway embankment in Normanton.

Emergency services were called to the incident, just off the Normanton bypass, on Saturday afternoon.

The 13-year-old boy had been playing with friends when he fell down the embankment.

Police closed the bypass for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance to land and transport the boy to hospital.