Woman with ankle injury rescued from Hilbre Island

Wirral Coastguard. Photo credit: David Edwards
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Wirral Coastguard has rescued a woman with an ankle injury from Hilbre Island.

The incident happened at lunchtime today, leaving the woman unable to walk back to the mainland.

Paramedics were called to Dee Lane car park in West Kirby shortly after 1pm and taken to the island by coastguard officers in their 4×4 vehicle.

Paramedics and coastguard officers at Dee Lane car park. Photo credit: Wirral Coastguard

Wirral Coastguard said: “Paramedics assessed the casualty and deemed that that it was safe to transport her to their Ambulance in our 4×4.

“The casualty was safely transported to Spark Medicals Ambulance before being taken to Arrowe Park Hospital for further treatment.”

Top photo credit: David Edwards

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