Man rescued after falling on rocks on Weston beach

PUBLISHED: 08:05 27 February 2020 | UPDATED: 12:24 27 February 2020

Crews rescued a man who had fallen on the rocks near Marine Lake.

Crews rescued a man who had fallen on the rocks near Marine Lake.

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Weston Coastguard Rescue Team and the RNLI were called out last night (Wednesday) to help a man who had fallen on the rocks near Marine Lake.

The RNLI Weston lifeboat reached the casualty first and assessed the man who was suffering from back pains.

The man was cold and in pain and crews wrapped him up and took him by stretcher to the RNLI boathouse to wait for an ambulance.

Weston Coastguard Rescue Team coordinated the rescue and provided casualty care along with the RNLI, Avon Fire and Rescue Service, paramedics and beach rangers

For coastal emergencies, call 999 and ask for the Coastguard.


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