Emergency services were alerted to the plight of an individual, who had injured themselves in the middle of a field near Blackgang, shortly before midday.
Due to the remote location, close to The Pepper Pot, the assistance of Ventnor Coastguard Rescue Team was requested.
Before long the casualty had been located, packaged onto a stretcher and carried to the awaiting ambulance for onward conveyance to St Mary’s Hospital.
If you or someone else is in difficulty on the coast or at sea, or if you spot what you think may be unexploded ordnance, then dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard. Further safety information can be found at https://coastguardsafety.campaign.gov.uk/.
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