Brit girl seriously injured in Austrian tree plunge

A 10-year-old British girl is in a serious condition in hospital in Graz in the Austrian province of Styria after failing from a tree.

The youngster was on holiday visiting relatives in Nitscha, Austria when she fell four metres from the tree in a children’s playground in a local restaurant.

She was airlifted to hospital in Graz where she is said to have sustained serious head and back injuries.