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St Davids RNLI lifeboat launches to lady with suspected broken ankle

Lifeboats News Release

On Wednesday June 8 at 2.20pm St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat, with its volunteer crew launched on service to the aid of a lady with a suspected broken ankle.

The casualty was on a beach near the entrance to Solva harbour.

Once on scene the lifeboat crew with two paramedics helped the lady into the lifeboat, and conveyed her to the quay in Solva to a waiting ambulance.

Once this was completed the lifeboat returned to station arriving back at 3.25pm.

Media Contacts:
Jim Phillips St Davids RNLI Press Officer on 07791121039 - 01437721532 or email: jimphillipsrnli@hotmail.co.uk. Alternatively Danielle Rush Public Relations Manager (Wales & the West)
on 07786668829 -- 01745582162 or email: danielle_rush@rnli.org.uk

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