Hoylake RNLI team involved in dramatic midnight rescue


Hoylake RNLI were called out to an unconscious casualty on board a tall ship in Liverpool Bay last night.

The lifeboat launched and was on scene at 11:40pm, within 30 minutes, where two lifeboat crew members were transferred onto the tall ship.

The crew members established an airway to the casualty, who was then transferred to the lifeboat.

UK Coastguard Rescue Helicopter arrived on scene shortly afterwards and lowered its winchman onto the lifeboat.

The casualty was then airlifted into the helicopter and taken to Aintree Hospital.

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