Helicopter rescue at Easington Beach
Hartlepool Coastguard Rescue Team were called to Shippersea Bay in Easington Colliery following reports of a casualty with a suspected broken leg on the beach.
By Tony Gillan
Published 28th Feb 2019, 14:03 BST- 1 min read
Updated 17th Feb 2020, 14:11 BST
Hartlepool Coastguard Rescue Team were alerted by Humber Coastguard along with Seaham Coastguard, at 12.51pm on Sunday, February 16.
The casualty was given first aid and put on a stretcher.
Conditions were very challenging due to the bad weather. So the casualty was taken by helicopter to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough for treatment.