Coastguards help injured walker at Brean
were called to Brean Down on Saturday afternoon, August 27th,
after a walker tripped and suffered a suspected broken ankle.
32-year-old lady from Birmingham was walking near the highest
point on the Down when she lost her footing at around 4pm.
an ambulance was not able to reach the casualty due to the rough
terrain leading up to the trig point, Coastguards from Burnham-On-Sea
were drafted in to transport her in their truck.
at the bottom of the Down, the casualty was moved by stretcher
onto a waiting ambulance near the Brean Down Bird Garden and Cafe
- as the photo above shows.
Coastguard spokesman said: "She was in a lot of pain but
we managed to transport her safely down, where paramedics were
waiting to treat her."
Burnham-On-Sea Coastguard Web site