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Casualty assisted after falling off steps on popular promenade

PUBLISHED: 21:10 08 June 2019 | UPDATED: 21:10 08 June 2019

Emergency services assisted a casualty, who had fallen off steps on a coastal promenade.
Picture: HM Coastguard Gorleston

Emergency services assisted a casualty, who had fallen off steps on a coastal promenade. Picture: HM Coastguard Gorleston

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Emergency services assisted a casualty, who had fallen off steps on a coastal promenade.

HM coastguard rescue officers from Gorleston and Lowestoft teamed up to assist the East of England Ambulance Service after an elderly person fell on the promenade at Hopton.

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The teams were called out on Tuesday, June 4, and a post on the HM Coastguard Gorleston Facebook page said: "Tasked to render assistance to the ambulance service, with an elderly person from the promenade at the rear of Potters Resort in Hopton.

"Casualty had fallen from steps and needed evacuation along the promenade and up a further flight of steps.

"Gorleston CRT were ably assisted by flank team HM Coastguard Lowestoft CRT."


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