Horton and Port Eynon RNLI volunteers assist injured dog walker

Lifeboats News Release

Horton and Port Eynon RNLI volunteers were called out to assist a lady who had tripped over her dog and injured her ankle injury yesterday morning, Sunday 12 May.

The lifeboat crew were alerted to the incident by Milford Haven Coastguards at 9am on Sunday 12 May. Horton and Port Eynon crew launched and proceded to the location of the casualty which was at Pobbles, Gower.

The lifeboat located the lady who had apparently tripped over the dog and had injured her ankle.

The lifeboat collected the lady and after making her comfortable the volunteers proceded to Oxwich Bay where Mumbles and Oxwich Coastguards were waiting to assess the injuries.

Upon completion of the incident the lifeboat returned to station to be rehoused and refuelled ready for the next callout.

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