RNLI man back at work

PUBLISHED: 13:07 06 May 2008 | UPDATED: 21:48 15 June 2010

A LYME REGIS man is back at work - fully recovered after sustaining an injury during a lifeboat rescue.

A LYME REGIS man is back at work - fully recovered after sustaining an injury during a lifeboat rescue.Volunteer crewman Martin Croad, 28, broke his wrist during the rescue.Mr Croad, who works for a local builder, was injured when he tried to prevent a man, who had just been rescued, from being hurt when the Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat encountered a rogue wave.Five months after the accident, Royal National Lifeboat Institution doctors have given Mr Croad the all-clear to return to work.Mr Croad said: "It was pretty painful at the time and I was off work for over four months."But, in the lifeboat service, you have to take the rough with the smooth. "That day it was particularly rough. I am glad to be back.


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