Pensioner '˜in his eighties' rushed to hospital after cliff fall in Warsash
A PENSIONER in his eighties was rushed to hospital after falling from a cliff this morning.
A team from Hillhead Coastguard and South Central Ambulance Service’s hazard area response team were sent to near Solent Breezes Holiday Park in Chilling Lane, Warsash at 10.50am to reports that a man in his eighties had fallen from a cliff.
The man was found with non-life threatening injuries at the base of the cliff and taken to Southampton General Hospital by ambulance.
It is believed he fell from around 20ft down a small cliff face.
A spokesperson from South Central Ambulance Service said: ‘We got a call at 10.50am from Chilling Lane, Warsash due to reports of a man in his eighties falling off a cliff.
‘He was found with non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Southampton General Hospital.’
A spokesperson for HM Coastguard said: ‘A team from Hillhead Coastguard assisted the ambulance service after a man fell from a cliff.’