2009 Incident #38 16.08.09 1745BST #3900

The  Initial Response Team ‘IRT’ was tasked to assist the other emergency services with the recovery of a 70 year old male who had fallen 2 metres off the Cobb high wall steps onto the stone walkway. He had injuries to his head and right shoulder.  He was given first aid and stabilised before being carefully packaged inta stretcher.  The coastguard team set up an Helicopter Landing Site, ‘HLS’, and managed to land the air ambulance in the harbour on the exposed beach.  The casualty was air lifted to Dorchester Hospital.

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