Woman rescued after breaking ankle on Shoebury East Beach

Woman rescued after breaking ankle on beach

Woman rescued after breaking ankle on beach

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LIFE savers were called to rescue a woman who broke her ankle on the beach during a busy day of call outs.

The 19-year-old woman had to be evacuated from East Beach in Shoebury by the paddling pool during one of three shouts yesterday.

Southend Coastguard and Southend RNLI’s inshore lifeboat team rushed to the woman to administer pain relief just before 5.10pm. She was moved onto a scoop board to be ferried the short distance to the slipway to be met by the paramedics and ambulance.

Earlier Southend RNLI’s hovercraft and Canvey Coastguard were called to rescue a child stuck on the mud on the rising tide at Canvey, just after 1.30pm.

South Woodham Coastguard was also paged for backup. When they arrived the Canvey team found the child was safely ashore and units stood down.

A 22ft sailing yacht became stranded just off Canvey just after 9pm.

Southend and Canvey coastguards travelled to the boat, which had two people on board, to find the engine had stopped working. Gravesend RNLI towed the casualty to a mooring off Gravesend Sailing Club and transferred the occupants to the shore.

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11:03am Tue 5 Aug 14

Fab man says...

So she broke her ankle by the paddling pool. Was it really necessary to call out the RNLI? Luckily a real emergency wasnt happening elsewhere where someone could have died.
So she broke her ankle by the paddling pool. Was it really necessary to call out the RNLI? Luckily a real emergency wasnt happening elsewhere where someone could have died. Fab man
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12:02pm Tue 5 Aug 14

Controversial1 says...

Fab man wrote:
So she broke her ankle by the paddling pool. Was it really necessary to call out the RNLI? Luckily a real emergency wasnt happening elsewhere where someone could have died.
I sense a claim coming on..... waste of time and resources
[quote][p][bold]Fab man[/bold] wrote: So she broke her ankle by the paddling pool. Was it really necessary to call out the RNLI? Luckily a real emergency wasnt happening elsewhere where someone could have died.[/p][/quote]I sense a claim coming on..... waste of time and resources Controversial1
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1:19pm Tue 5 Aug 14

pembury53 says...

Controversial1 wrote:
Fab man wrote:
So she broke her ankle by the paddling pool. Was it really necessary to call out the RNLI? Luckily a real emergency wasnt happening elsewhere where someone could have died.
I sense a claim coming on..... waste of time and resources
if she's got any sense, straight on the horn..... 'no win, no fee'
[quote][p][bold]Controversial1[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Fab man[/bold] wrote: So she broke her ankle by the paddling pool. Was it really necessary to call out the RNLI? Luckily a real emergency wasnt happening elsewhere where someone could have died.[/p][/quote]I sense a claim coming on..... waste of time and resources[/p][/quote]if she's got any sense, straight on the horn..... 'no win, no fee' pembury53
  • Score: -3

9:39am Wed 6 Aug 14

John Right says...

Theres always one idiot..
Theres always one idiot.. John Right
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