Video: Teenager air-lifted from Burnham beach after bike accident
teenager was air-lifted to hospital on Sunday afternoon (August
24th) after being injured in a bike accident on Burnham-On-Sea
from Burnham and Weston were called to an area of the beach north
of the low lighthouse shortly after 2.30pm.
from Burnham and Berrow also arrived quickly on scene to help
the 16 year-old girl and an ambulance crew provided treatment
on the beach.
yellow Devon and Somerset air ambulance was called to the scene
and the girl, who is from the Birmingham area, was carried by
stretcher to the helicopter and then flown to hospital.
Coastguard spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The girl had
been riding a motorbike along the beach when it's believed she
had struck some soft sand and come off, leaving her with leg,
pelvis and possible spinal injuries. She was flown to Southmead
Hospital in Bristol."