Search

Coastguard rescue three men at Felixstowe

PUBLISHED: 19:18 28 June 2020 | UPDATED: 19:18 28 June 2020

Felixstowe Coastguard Team worked with ambulances to rescue three men who got into trouble in the water.  Picture: FELIXSTOWE COASTGUARD RESCUE TEAM

Felixstowe Coastguard Team worked with ambulances to rescue three men who got into trouble in the water. Picture: FELIXSTOWE COASTGUARD RESCUE TEAM

FELIXSTOWE COASTGUARD RESCUE TEAM

Three men were rescued from the water by Felixstowe Coastguard – leading to pleas for people not to attempt rescues on their own.

The coastguard were called to reports of two men with head injuries. They arrived to find one man had got into difficulties and the other two had attempted to help him, but got into difficulties themselves.

They were treated at the scene before being taken to hospital.

You may also want to watch:

MORE: Cyclist airlifted to hospital after collision with car

In a Facebook post about the incident, the Coastguard wrote: “Please do not be tempted to attempt a rescue yourself as you are putting your own life at risk”.

In the comments on the post one of the men wrote: “Thank you to the ambulance team and the coast guard team for being there for us three lads, could of been a lot worse. Will not be doing that again in a hurry.”

The men are now said to be recovering at home.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ipswich Star. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Ipswich Star