RESCUE TEAMS HELP WOMAN WITH BROKEN ANKLE AT PRIORY BAY

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2 Coastguard Rescue Teams and Bembridge RNLI’s inshore lifeboat have been involved in the rescue of a woman with a suspected broken ankle at Priory Bay this evening (Saturday).

Solent Coastguard were alerted to the plight of the casualty on the beach between Seagrove Bay and The Duver shortly before 20:30.

Coastguard Rescue Officers from Bembridge and Ventnor were tasked to the scene, with volunteers from Bembridge RNLI tasked to launch a short while later at just before 21:00.

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Bembridge’s D-class lifeboat was used to move the casualty, who had been packaged in a stretcher, to an awaiting ambulance at Seagrove Bay.

With the woman en-route to St Mary’s Hospital for treatment, the Search and Rescue Teams were stood down by 21:40.

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Magical mag

Another excellent job ,thanks to our emergency services ,always there for us come rain or shine xx

YIGAF

Agree 100%. As you post they are there day and night in all weathers. Another set of heroes.

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