Coastguard called to under cliff to rescue person with broken ankle

A Person was rescued from the under cliff in Saltdean yesterday (January 7) with a suspected broken ankle.

Newhaven Coastguard were called to the area to help the injured person. The crew administered first aid before the person was transferred to The Royal Sussex County Hospital accident and emergency department.

Shoreham Coastguard Team were also at the scene.

The incident was Newhaven Coastguard’s 21st call out this year so far.

Person with broken ankle rescued from under Saltdean cliffs
Person with broken ankle rescued from Saltdean Undercliffs – photo from Twitter