Coastguard and air ambulance called to help woman on coast

Sheringham Coastguard were tasked on Thursday, January 16 to provide back up for Wells Coastguard at

Sheringham Coastguard were tasked on Thursday, January 16 to provide back up for Wells Coastguard at Blakeney. Photo: EAAA - Credit: EAAA

A north Norfolk coastguard and the air ambulance were called to help a 78-year-old woman who had fallen.

Sheringham Coastguard was tasked on Thursday, January 16 to provide back up for Wells Coastguard at Blakeney.

A 78-year-old woman had fallen and had a suspected broken ankle.

A spokesperson from Sheringham Coastguard said: "On arrival at Blakeney we found the air ambulance was already on scene, we wish her a speedy recovery."

The woman was transferred on a stretcher to the helicopter and flown to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for treatment.


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