Emergency services called to man who fell and injured leg on rocks at East Lothian coastline

Emergency services were called to a man who had fallen and injured his leg on rocks on the East Lothian coastline.

By Joe Cawthorn
Wednesday, 7th August 2019, 9:16 am
Emergency services called to man who fell and injured leg on rocks at East Lothian coastline. PICS: Dunbar Coastguard
Emergency services called to man who fell and injured leg on rocks at East Lothian coastline. PICS: Dunbar Coastguard

Dunbar Coastguard, Eyemouth Coastguard, Berwick Coastguard, Senior Coastal Operations Officer S05A, Coastguard Rescue Helicopter 199 and Eyemouth Inshore (ILB) and All-weather (ALB) Lifeboats, along with Police Scotland, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the Scottish Ambulance Service, were tasked with assisting a man who had fallen and injured his leg on the rocks behind Eyemouth Caravan Park.

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The incident happened on Tuesday evening and crews finished and stood down at around 8.43pm.

A spokesperson for Dunbar Coastguard said: "If you see someone in difficulty or something you are concerned about on the shoreline, beaches, cliffs, mud or water, call 999 immediately and ask for the Coastguard."