St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat tasked to a woman with a suspected broken
On Wednesday August 9 at 5.17pm St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat was tasked to a woman with a suspected broken ankle.
The casualty was at Porth Lleuog beach, just north of Whitesands beach, also tasked were St Davids coastguard team together with RNLI lifeguards. Once on scene, the casualty was given further first aid to help enable her to be lifted into the ILB.
She was then transferred to nearby Whitesands beach, and handed over into the care of ambulance paramedics, a classic example of multi agencies working together.
With this tasking complete the lifeboat then returned to station arriving back at 6.11pm.
RNLI media contact
For more information contact Jim Phillips, St Davids Lifeboat Press Officer on 07791 121039. Alternitavely contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Public Relations Manager on 01745 585162 / 07771 941390 or email Eleri_Roberts@rnli.org.uk.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and, in a normal year, more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.