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Tuesday, 07 July 2015

Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing off Barrow coast

A MAN has been airlifted to hospital after collapsing onboard a boat off the Barrow coast.

Coastguard were called shortly before 4.15pm today after receiving a report of a man who had collapsed onboard the Windcast 17, a vessel working at the West of Duddon Sands Windfarm.

The coastguard and a rescue helicopter were dispatched and the man was airlifted to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary where he is due to receive treatment.


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