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VIDEO: Man rescued by Coast Guard after fall on Donabate beach

The casualty was found at a remote section about 2km from road access on the beach.


THE IRISH COAST Guard yesterday assisted in the rescue of a  man who fell and broke his leg at a remote section 2km from road access on Donabate beach in Co Dublin.

It is understood that the man in his 20s was out running when he fell and sustained a serious leg injury.

A full team from Howth came out and along with Dublin Fire Brigade paramedics they provided pain management, packaging and transport.

The casualty was transferred down sanddunes in a stretcher and transported by the coast guard four wheel drive to a waiting fire brigade ambulance at the beach car park.

One of the team members filmed the video of the rescue above with a camera on his helmet.

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