Teenage kayaker rescued in Kimmeridge Bay

Teenage kayaker rescued in Kimmeridge Bay

Published by George Sharpe at 5:56pm 16th March 2020. (Updated at 8:19am 17th March 2020)

A 14-year-old kayaker's been rescued after falling into Kimmeridge Bay.

Lulworth Coastguard were called yesterday after a girl fell out of her Kayak about 250m from the shore and was unable to climb back in.

A member of the public on a paddleboard helped the girl back to safety.

Kimmeridge Bay

A spokesperson for Lulworth Coastguard Rescue Team said:

"The coastguard teams arrived and provided casualty care.

"The girl was cold after spending some ten minutes in the water, and had swallowed an amount of sea water.

"She and her family were advised to make their way to a local minor injuries unit for a more detailed assessment."