Injured Man rescued by Cullercoats RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

On Tuesday 18th September, at 7:48pm, Cullercoats Lifeboat crew were requested to launch to reports of an injured man in need of assistance.

Cullercoats Lifeboat Launching

RNLI/Anna Heslop

Cullercoats Lifeboat Launching

The crew assembled and launched quickly, heading North to Brown's Bay, where they spotted the casualty. The casualty had fallen on the rocks and had injured himself in doing so. The crew veered the lifeboat into the rocks to recover the casualty and, once they had him safely on board, returned to Cullercoats to pass him into the care of the waiting ambulance. The Hazardous Incident Response Team (HART) and the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade (TVLB) were also in attendance. Once the casualty was safely transferred to the paramedics, the lifeboat was rehoused and made ready for service.

Written by Anna Heslop, Cullercoats Lifeboat Crew Member and Press Officer,

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