Coastguard rescue teams called out to aid woman who suffered a fall in Southwold

The HM Lowestoft and Southwold Coastguard Rescue Teams respond to a call-out. Picture: Natasha Mills

The HM Lowestoft and Southwold Coastguard Rescue Teams respond to a call-out. Picture: Natasha Mills - Credit: Archant

A woman was helped from the beach at Southwold by coastguard rescue teams after she suffered a fall.

HM Coastguard rescue officers from Lowestoft and Southwold were alerted at 12.05pm on Wednesday (September 28).

A spokesman for the coastguards said: 'We were called to assist the East of England Ambulance Service at Southwold Beach to evacuate a woman from Southwold beach who had fallen and possibly fractured her leg.'

With five coastguard rescue officers attending, the team helped evacuate the woman from the beach and into a waiting ambulance.