Ipswich man rescued after fall overboard
A RESCUE operation was launched after a man slipped and fell into the River Orwell.Stuart Goodchild aged in his 40s, from Ipswich, was working in a fishing boat called The Lydia when he fell overboard.
By Jessica Nicholls
A RESCUE operation was launched after a man slipped and fell into the River Orwell.
Stuart Goodchild aged in his 40s, from Ipswich, was working in a fishing boat called The Lydia when he fell overboard.
A person in a passing yacht saw the man, and pulled him in before raising the alarm at about 1pm yesterday .
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Vectus, the harbour launch based at Harwich, as well as Harwich inshore lifeboat went to help the man.
The yacht called Willow, took him into Pin Mill, where an ambulance was waiting to take him to Ipswich Hospital.
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A spokesman for Walton coastguard said he did not suffer any serious injuries in the incident and he was treated for cold.