Emergency services called out after man is injured near Southwold

The coastguard officers were called to Southwold. Picture: Supplied

The coastguard officers were called to Southwold. Picture: Supplied - Credit: Archant

A man is understood to have suffered head and pelvic injuries following an incident near Southwold.

Emergency services, including Suffolk Police, the East of England Ambulance Service, East Anglian Air Ambulance, two coastguard rescue teams from HM Coastguard Lowestoft and Southwold and Southwold lifeboat crew memberswere called to Easton Bavents about 2.20pm today (Wednesday).

A spokesman for the coastguards said: 'Two coastguard rescue teams from Lowestoft and Southwold attended along with the police, ambulance service, air ambulance and lifeboat crew members after a man fell down the cliffs at Easton Bavents. The man, believed to be in his late 30s, suffered head and pelvic injuries. The coastguard teams helped to extricate him off the beach and into the air ambulance.' .'

A police spokesman said: 'We were called by the coastguards at 2,20pm, to reports that a man had gone off the cliffs near Southwold and had landed on the rocks.'


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