Emergency response after person falls off sea wall in Selsey

A person has been taken to hospital after falling off a seawall in Selsey this afternoon (Tuesday, January 21).

Tuesday, 21st January 2020, 5:08 pm
Updated Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, 4:01 pm

According to the Selsey Coastguard Rescue Team, it was 'paged to a casualty with a head injury' between Danefield Road and Warner Road at 2.40pm.

A spokesperson added: "The casualty was assessed and put in ambulance and taken to hospital.

"Also in attendance [was] paramedics and the fire service.

Ambulance

"In an emergency out at sea, on the beach or along the coast dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard."

South East Coast Ambulance Service confirmed crews attended the scene after reports of a fall.

A spokesman said: "The patient was conscious at the scene and was assessed and treated before being taken to St Richard’s Hospital. Injuries reported included a head injury."