Sunday, December 09, 2007

Two Injured In Rowing Boat Rescue

A man rescued from a rowing boat at sea in a force 10 gale, and a lifeboat crew member, have been taken to hospital. Rescue crews were called to help a man in a "distressed state" in Lyme Regis harbour, Dorset, at 1420 GMT.He was brought ashore by the RNLI lifeboat crew with support from the coastguard. During the rescue, a "rogue wave" caught one of the lifeboat volunteers, breaking his wrist, a coastguard spokesperson said.

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