RNLI casualty had swallowed sea water

PUBLISHED: 14:58 02 June 2009 | UPDATED: 23:35 15 June 2010

LYME Regis RNLI lifeboat was called out to three incidents on Sunday.

LYME Regis RNLI lifeboat was called out to three incidents on Sunday.A 25ft fishing boat broke down and was towed to safety. Later, an overturned canoe was reported off Seatown, which later turned out to be a diver's marker.The lifeboat was then asked by coastguards to assist a man who had swallowed sea water near Fisherman's Gap, Seaton. He was flown to Dorset County Hospital.


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