Launch to casualty with fractured hip

Launch No: 263
Saturday, 30 July 2016
Location: Brutus Bridge Totnes

The Coastguard requested that the RNLI Dart inshore lifeboat assist the Ambulance service in the extraction of a man with a fractured hip and other injuries at Brutus Bridge, Totnes. The lifeboat was stood down as she passed up river at Dittisham as the casualty had been recovered.

Time

Request Received 5:00pm
Time to recovery 1 hour, 0 minutes
Back on Service 6:15pm

Conditions

Sea/River State River Choppy
Wind Direction Southwest
Wind Strength 20-28 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Chris Tracey (Helm)
Jamie Mathys
Kevin Murphy

Shore Crew

Stuart Millard (Tractor Driver)
Katy Locke

Station address

RNLI Dart Lifeboat Station
Coronation Park
North Embankment
Dartmouth
Devon TQ6 9RR

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