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.

Sunday, 16th February 2020, 7:41 pm
Updated Monday, 17th February 2020, 2:11 pm
The Coastguard was called to a casualty with a suspected broken leg on the beach near Easington Colliery.

Hartlepool Coastguard Rescue Team were alerted by Humber Coastguard along with Seaham Coastguard, at 12.51pm on Sunday, February 16.

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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.