Teen hospitalised after swallowing water at sea in Thorpe Bay

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A TEENAGER was rushed to hospital after swallowing large amounts of sea water.

A foreshore inspector and a member of the public rescued the 17-year-old boy from the waters at Thorpe Bay yesterday after Southend Coastguard was told he had ingested water.

He was brought to shore at about 12.45pm and the East of England Ambulance Service took him to hospital.

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9:57am Fri 13 Jun 14

morbeous says...

must have been thirsty
must have been thirsty morbeous
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11:00am Fri 13 Jun 14

UK Geek says...

Isn't that what we used to call "Drowning" ?
Isn't that what we used to call "Drowning" ? UK Geek
  • Score: 16

1:05pm Fri 13 Jun 14

sesibollox says...

Good job he was at sea, as opposed to say being in the middle of Chelmsford.
Good job he was at sea, as opposed to say being in the middle of Chelmsford. sesibollox
  • Score: 2

3:13pm Fri 13 Jun 14

Howard Cháse says...

It's all those richard the thirds that got swallowed along with the sea water that will be worrying the doc....
It's all those richard the thirds that got swallowed along with the sea water that will be worrying the doc.... Howard Cháse
  • Score: 13

4:40pm Fri 13 Jun 14

runwellian says...

Should have kept his mouth shut, what a plonker!
Should have kept his mouth shut, what a plonker! runwellian
  • Score: -5

5:20pm Fri 13 Jun 14

John Bull 40 says...

I wondered why the tide was out yesterday.
I wondered why the tide was out yesterday. John Bull 40
  • Score: 0

8:57pm Sun 15 Jun 14

Popsiepop says...

Goodness me, It's all those daytrippers who have piddled in the sea!!!!!!!!
Goodness me, It's all those daytrippers who have piddled in the sea!!!!!!!! Popsiepop
  • Score: 2

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