Man with broken leg rescued from rib

Sep 14, 2008   //   by Caitriona   //   Callouts  //  1 Comment

At approximately 13:40 hrs on Sunday 14 September, members of the Doolin Unit of the Irish Coast Guard were called to Doolin pier to assist in the rescue of a man on board a RIB who had suffered a broken leg. It is understood his leg became trapped in the anchor chain whilst the boat was underway. The man was brought ashore and taken to hospital by ambulance.

Incident 33/08

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  • Well done guys

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