Eastbourne lifeboat rescues person who was seriously injured from falling on rocks

The volunteer lifeboat crew for Eastbourne rescued a person who had fallen on rocks at the weekend.

Monday, 16th August 2021, 11:27 am
Updated Wednesday, 18th August 2021, 9:15 am

In a Facebook post, RNLI Eastbourne said the crew was called at 4.10pm on Saturday (August 14).

The post said, “They were requested to launch the inshore lifeboat and tasked to assist a person that had fallen on rocks at Holywell.

“Once on scene, two of our volunteer crew went ashore to assess the casualty who was found to have sustained a serious injury to their head.”

Eastbourne inshore lifeboat. Photo from Eastbourne RNLI. SUS-210818-091039001

According to the crew, the casualty was evacuated from the rocks after being stabilised and the coastguard and ambulance teams then took over to take the casualty to hospital.