Breaking News First reported by Island Echo

FERRIES CANCELLED AFTER STAFF MEMBER INJURED


Those using Wightlink’s Yarmouth to Lymington car ferry service are facing delays this evening (Friday) as a result of a crew member sustaining an injury.

According to passengers, an engineer has fallen down a flight of stairs and requires medical attention.

An ambulance has been requested to attend Lymington ferry terminal where Wight Light is currently being held.

Article continues below this advertisement

The 18:00 sailing from Lymington has been cancelled as well as the 20:05 sailing form Lymington and the 19:00 and 21:10 from Yarmouth.

It’s understood that the injured crew member is the Chief Engineer and therefore the ferry cannot sail without his presence, or a replacement Chief Engineer.

Those on board the cancelled 18:00 are to be transferred onto the next available sailing – the delayed 18:05 from Yarmouth.

Article continues below this advertisement
The views/opinions expressed in these comments are solely those of the author and do not represent those of Island Echo. House rules on commenting must be followed at all times. data-matched-content-ui-type="image_card_stacked"

News, Traffic & Travel Tweets