Coastguard called to man trapped on rocks in Torquay

Coastguard and ambulance at Corbyn Head
(Last Updated On: September 24, 2014)

Coastguard rescue officers first on scene located the casualty via cry’s for help between the sea defence and the cave.
Torbay coastguard set up a rig and lowered an ambulance technician and stretcher to the casualty.
Berry Head Coastguard set up a second cliff rig and lowered a HART technician to assist in stabilizing the casualty.
The casualty was recovered to the top of the cliff to an awaiting ambulance.
Torbay inshore lifeboat also assisted, recovering the ambulance technician, rescue team members and a second casualty requiring assistance.

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Emergency services were called to Corbyn head this afternoon just before 3pm this afternoon (24 September)

Coastguard and ambulance at Corbyn Head

Coastguard and ambulance at Corbyn Head

Initially reports suggest that a man had slipped and become trapped on rocks, his injuries were unknown.

The incident is on going.

We will continue to update you as information becomes available.

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