Pensioner treated in hospital after fall during mountain walk

The 71-year-old was injured after fall on Beinn Alligin, in Torridon.

Pensioner taken to hospital after fall on mountain © Google Maps 2023

A pensioner was taken to hospital after a fall on a mountain in the Highlands.

Police were called to Beinn Alligin, in Torridon, at around 2.05pm on Sunday after receiving reports of a 71-year-old man falling.

The man was taken to Raigmore Hospital for treatment, where his condition is currently unknown.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police were called around 2.05pm on Sunday April 24, 2022 to a report of a walker having fallen on Beinn Alligin.

“A 71-year-old man was taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness for treatment.”