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Sunday, June 20, 2021

Coastguard rescue man from popular North Coast location

Coastguard team’s from Coleraine and Ballycastle have rescued a man from Portbradden after reports the individual had fallen.

Attending the scene on the cliff path between Dunsevrick and Portbradden, alongside the Coastguard, were NIAS paramedics and a HEMS team from the Northern Ireland Air Ambulance.

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Following a rope rescue, the man was accessed by the HEMS team and transported to Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast via the Air Ambulance for further treatment to a lower leg fracture.

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The Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter 199 from Prestwick is also standing by at the scene.

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