Published: August 18, 2012
Burnham Coastguards called to walker after fall on Brean Down

Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards were called to Brean Down this morning (Saturday) to help a lady who had fallen and suffered a suspected broken ankle.

A team of Coastguards was called out at 11am to assist the lady, aged in her early 60s, after the accident during a walk along the rocky outcrop.

Coastguard Station Officer Steve Bird told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The lady was in a lot of distress and our team took her on a stretcher to a waiting ambulance at the bottom of the Down."

 


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