A MAN was airlifted and taken to hospital with a suspected broken leg following an incident on the Purbeck coast.

Coastguards from Wyke Regis and Lulworth, as well as the R175 coastguard helicopter, were called to the scene at Bindon Hill at Lulworth.

The incident happened on Monday afternoon.

The man was airlifted to Dorchester Rugby Club where coastguards had prepared the landing site.

He was then taken by ambulance to Dorset County Hospital to be treated for his injuries.