Hartlepool Coastguard Rescue Team called to aid of injured man on Headland rocks

A man has been taken to hospital after falling on the rocks at Hartlepool Headland.

Monday, 10th June 2019, 07:20 am
Hartlepool Coastguard Rescue Team were called to the aid of a casualty on the Headland.

Members of the Hartlepool Coastguard Rescue Team were paged by Humber Coastguard to go to the man’s aid on Sunday, June 9.

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The team carried out first aid on the man, who had injured his leg, and got him onto a stretcher.

On Facebook, they added: “Once placed into our stretcher the casualty was carried across the rocks to a waiting ambulance from [North East Ambulance Service] to be taken to hospital for treatment.”

The incident happened shortly after 4pm.