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Woman taken to hospital after falling from mobility scooter in Great Yarmouth

PUBLISHED: 16:50 08 August 2017 | UPDATED: 16:50 08 August 2017

The ambulance service were called to the incident on Great Yarmouth seafront. Picture: Archant Library.

The ambulance service were called to the incident on Great Yarmouth seafront. Picture: Archant Library.

A woman was taken to hospital after falling from a mobility scooter.

The incident happened on Great Yarmouth seafront outside the Brilliant Fish Shop just before 10am on Tuesday.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: “We attended a patient believed to be a woman in her 60s who had a fall and suffered a minor head injury.”

Gorleston Coastguard also attended after they were paged by the Humber control room to assist the ambulance service with a casualty on Yarmouth Beach.

The casualty had fallen off the prom while travelling on a mobility scooter.

The RNLI lifeguard and Great Yarmouth borough council employees were also at the scene.

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