Coastguard called after man in his 20s is injured on boat in Lowestoft

The Lowestoft and Southwold coastguard teams were called to help an injured man.

The Lowestoft and Southwold coastguard teams were called to help an injured man. - Credit: Archant

A man had to be helped by coastguard officers after suffering a dislocated knee on board a wind farm vessel.

The man was taken to hospital after suffering a dislocated knee. Pictures: HM Coastguard Lowestoft &

The man was taken to hospital after suffering a dislocated knee. Pictures: HM Coastguard Lowestoft & Southwold. - Credit: Archant

The Lowestoft and Southwold coastguard rescue teams were called to help the ambulance service just after 2pm yesterday (Thursday).

The man, in his 20s, had suffered the injury while on board the offshore wind farm vessel named Dalby Don.

Six coastguard officers arrived at Waveney Dock to help the man safety leave the vessel, before he was taken to the James Paget University Hospital for further treatment.

A rapid response vehicle and ambulance crew were also sent to the scene to help the man.


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