Yesterday (April 7) a beach in Cornwall was cleared as an injured person was rescued by the coastguard. The injured person was stabilised before being evacuated by the air ambulance.
Shortly before 5pm, St Austell coastguard was spotted with paramedics at Charlestown Harbour. A witness said that someone had “fallen badly on the rocks”.
The Mevagissey Coast Guard was deployed to help evacuate the injured person alongside South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust and Cornwall Air Ambulance. The coastguard has confirmed that they were called to rescued an injured person.
A statement from the St Austell Coastguard said: “Team callout today to Charlestown Harbour for an injured person.
“The team, being first on scene, stabilised the casualty whilst awaiting support from South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust and Cornwall Air Ambulance. Our flank Coastguard team from Mevagissey Coastguard we also requested to support with the casualty evacuation.
“We would like to thank the public for their help with clearing the beach and quay whilst we dealt with the patient. Always call #999Coastguard for any coastal emergency.”