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Harrogate man taken to hospital following landslide at Port Mulgrave

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A man has been taken to hospital after a landslide at Port Mulgrave when he became buried buried up to his waist, trapped in mud and debris.

The incident happened at at 20:13 on 27 October 2018 as the man had been collecting fossils.

On arrival of Staithes Coastguard Rescue team, the man had been dug from the mud by fishermen and moved to a place of safety.

Due to weather conditions, the extremely challenging terrain, and extent of the casualties injuries, the Coastguard  requested further assistance from Whitby Coastguard Rescue Team and Coastguard Rescue Helicopter 912 from Humberside.

Coastguard team members worked with Paramedics from Yorkshire Service to stabilise the casualty, assess injuries and provide pain relief.

The casualty was kept warm and as comfortable as possible prior to the arrival of the helicopter, Coastguard Rescue 912, the casualty was further assessed and taken to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

 




 

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