Man fighting for life after being pulled from sea in Cromer

The air ambulance is pictured landing on the beach in Cromer. Photo: Dave 'Hubba' Roberts

The air ambulance is pictured landing on the beach in Cromer. Photo: Dave 'Hubba' Roberts - Credit: Dave 'Hubba' Roberts

Casualty airlifted to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital after being found unconscious.

Emergency services rushed to the scene near Cromer pier after the alarm was raised. Photo: Dave 'Hub

Emergency services rushed to the scene near Cromer pier after the alarm was raised. Photo: Dave 'Hubba' Roberts - Credit: Dave 'Hubba' Roberts

A man is fighting for his life this evening (Thursday) after being pulled from the sea in Cromer unconscious.

Emergency services raced to the town's promenade after receiving a report of a casualty who had been in the water and was not breathing.

Two ambulance crews, a rapid response vehicle, ambulance officer and East Anglian Air Ambulance were dispatched.

They treated a man, believed to be in his 40s, who was in cardiac arrest in the shadow of the town's iconic pier.


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Following treatment at the scene, they managed to resuscitate the patient who was airlifted to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in a critical condition just after 9pm.

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