Man airlifted to hospital from ferry off the coast of Great Yarmouth

The James Paget University Hospital at Gorleston. Picture: James Bass

The James Paget University Hospital at Gorleston. Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

A 52-year-old man was airlifted to hospital from a ferry off the coast of Great Yarmouth in the early hours of this morning.

The coastguard was alerted at about midnight that the man had been taken ill on the Pride of Hull ferry which was about 30 miles east of Great Yarmouth.

He was taken by helicopter to the James Paget University Hospital at Gorleston.


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