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Man rescued after falling from underneath Ryde Pier

Ryde Inshore Rescue rushed the man to Ryde Harbour where a medical team was waiting.

Ryde Inshore Rescue rushed the man to Ryde Harbour where a medical team was waiting.

Joanna Hunt

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Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 8:17

A MAN was rescued after he fell from underneath Ryde Pier in the early hours of this morning (Sunday). 
The Coastguard, Ryde Inshore Rescue, and a team from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service were called to Ryde Pier at 2.37am. 
A Ryde Rescue spokesperson said the man was 'in an awkward position' and after the team tried to assist him, he fell into the water. 
He was pulled on board and rushed to Ryde Harbour, where the ambulance team and Coastguard Shore Team were waiting.
Ryde's new Coxswain was praised for handling his first shout professionally and skilfully. 
An Isle of Wight Ambulance Service spokeswoman said the man was treated at the scene but was unable to give details of his condition. 

 


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