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12 Year Old Rescued from Coastal Path in Dorset

Portland Helicopter 1

8:19am 21st May 2013

A girl has suffered head injuries after a fall along the coastal path near Swanage.

The 12 year old fell down a slope close to Dancing Ledge last night (Monday 20th May) at around 7:40pm - It's believed she was on a school trip when it happened.

She suffered a cut to her forehead plus injuries to her hip and wrist.

St Albans Coastguard Rescue Officers were tasked to the scene along with an ambulance paramedic

Portland's Coastguard Chopper airlifted the girl to Dorset County Hospital for treatment.

Her injuries aren't thought to be life threatening.

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