Coastguard warns against using short cuts after man falls down cliff
PUBLISHED: 08:36 02 August 2020 | UPDATED: 17:17 02 August 2020
Cromer and Sheringham Coastguard
Coastguard teams have put out a stark warning against using cliffs as a short cut to the beach after a man fell from a height.
Around 1.50pm on Saturday, August 1, a man fell from a cliff near Mundesley holiday park, prompting a call out for Cromer and Sheringham Coastguard and the East Anglian Air Ambulance.
The man was three quarters of the way up the cliffs and put onto a stretcher before being transferred to the care of the air ambulance.
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Cromer and Sheringham Coastguard tweeted: “An incident which could have be easily avoidable by not climbing or using the cliffs as a short cut to the beach. Stay to public footpaths to get to the beach safely.”
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Around the same time a woman fell at Coal Yard slip in Mundesley.
Bacton Coastguard tweeted they were called to the scene while a lifeguard and first responder were giving the woman first aid.
The woman was taken to an ambulance for further care.
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