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rescue104steephill2Emergency services have this afternoon (Thursday) come together to airlift a casualty from a beach on the East of the Island.

Paramedics raced to the scene of what is believed to have been a cardiac medical complaint at The Duver in St Helens.

The assistance of the Coastguard Rescue 104 helicopter from Lee-on-the-Solent was requested at around 13:40 before landing on the beach, overlooking Bembridge Harbour.

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The unknown patient has been airlifted to Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth for further treatment.

HM Coastguard teams from Bembridge were also on the scene.


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