The crew were paged on Sunday 8 September to reports of a woman who had fallen and hurt her back.
Craster lifeboat crew were tasked along with Howick Coastguard Rescue team, North East Ambulance Service and Coastguard Rescue Helicopter 199 from Prestwick to reports of a lady with a back injury at football hole at Newton by the sea.
On arrival at scene, the excellent joint working between all emergency services ensured the casualty received a high level of care and had a rapid evacuation to hospital by the Coastguard helicopter.
Craster RNLI wishes the lady a speedy recovery.
Remember, in an emergency at sea or on the coast, or if you think someone may be in difficulty, ALWAYS call the COASTGUARD by dialing 999.
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