Man falls 60ft down Cromer cliff

A 21-year-old man had a lucky escape on Sunday after he fell 60ft down a cliff at Cromer and only suffered pelvic injures.At least eight coastguard volunteers and four paramedics were called out to rescue the man from the base of the cliff by the golf course at Runton Road in the early hours of the morning.

A 21-YEAR-OLD man had a lucky escape on Sunday after he fell 60ft down a cliff at Cromer and only suffered pelvic injures.

At least eight coastguard volunteers and four paramedics were called out to rescue the man from the base of the cliff by the golf course at Runton Road in the early hours of the morning.

He is believed to have suffered a pelvic injury.

Volunteer coastguard rescue teams from Cromer, Sheringham and Mundesley helped place the man on a stretcher and take him to an ambulance.


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Martin Miller, coastguard watch manger at Yarmouth's rescue co-ordination centre, said: "Cliffs are dangerous places and when around them the old adage of look before you leap is essential - as this gentleman found out to his cost.

"Our coastguard rescue teams are highly trained for cliff rescues and if you see someone in trouble on the coast or on a cliff dial

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999 and ask for the coastguard."

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