Coastguard and Ambulance called to help female in remote area of Ross Beach dunes

Coastguard teams worked together to help a female casualty at Ross Beach.

Monday, 9th December 2019, 12:32 pm
Updated Tuesday, 10th December 2019, 1:04 pm
Teams were called out to the dunes to help the casualty. Photo: Howick Coastguard Rescue Team

Howick Coastguard Rescue Team, Seahouses Coastguards and Berwick Coastguard Rescue Team were called at around 12.40pm on Sunday, December 8 to help a female casualty at the dunes at Ross Beach in Northumberland.

They were called with reports from the North East Ambulance Service who had requested assistance from HM Coastguard at a remote area of the dunes.

A stretcher was needed to help the person to safety.

A spokesperson for Howick Coastguard Rescue Team said: “Once stabilised the teams carried the casualty to the waiting ambulance for further treatment and transport to hospital.

“We wish her a speedy recovery.”

In an emergency at sea or on the coast, or if you think someone may be in difficulty, members of the public are advised to always call the coastguard by dialling the emergency number 999.