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St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat launches to a medevac

Lifeboats News Release

On Saturday July 14 at 4.16pm St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat, launched on service to the aid of a young female with a suspected broken ankle.

St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat

Lyndon Lomax

St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat

The casualty was on the beach at Porthmelgan and was been cared for by RNLI lifeguards together with St Davids coastguards.

After a check-up of the casualty she was placed onto the lifeboat and conveyed to nearby Whitesands beach ready to be taken to hospital.

With this tasking complete the lifeboat returned to station arriving back at 5.03pm.

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Media Contacts
For more information please contact Jim Phillips St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Press Officer on 07791121039 -- 01437721532 or by email: jimphillipsrnli@hotmail.co.uk or alternatively contact Danielle Rush Regional Media Manager (Wales & the West) on 07786668829 - 01745585162 or by email: danielle_rush@rnli.org.uk


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