A woman has been taken to hospital after falling 25ft from a wall in Weymouth late last night.

Emergency services were alerted to a woman having fallen from a height believed to be approximately 25ft  from the back wall at Chapelhay - above the North Quay car park in Weymouth. 

Rescue teams from the police, fire and ambulance services all responded to the incident with an air ambulance also flown in and believed to have landed at The Marsh. 

Three fire engine crews were called to assist the ambulance service with the rescue of the woman including the technical rescue team from Weymouth.

The fire service and ambulance service were able to retrieve the woman who was then left in the care of the ambulance service.

The woman was taken to hospital via road and the air ambulance was not needed. 

The extent of any injuries are not yet known.

A spokesperson for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "We received a call from the ambulance service at 23.50pm (Saturday, June 8) requesting assistance after a woman had fallen from a wall.

"Two crews from Weymouth, one of which was the technical rescue team attended.

"Also an appliance from Portland attended.

"We assisted the ambulance service with the recovery of the casualty and was left in the care of the ambulance service."

A spokesperson for Dorset Police said: "Dorset Police received a report at 11.37pm on Saturday, June 8 of a woman requiring medical attention in the area of Chapelhay Heights in Weymouth.

"Officers attended to assist the ambulance and fire services. The woman was taken to hospital for treatment to her injuries. The incident is not being treated as suspicious and we would not comment further at this time."

South Western Ambulance service has all been contacted for more information.