Thursday 26 April 2018

Injured fisherman being airlifted to hospital from vessel off southwest coast

University Hospital Limerick
University Hospital Limerick
Majella O'Sullivan

Majella O'Sullivan

A FISHERMAN injured on a vessel off the southwest coast is being airlifted to hospital by the Shannon Coastguard helicopter.

The man, who is onboard the Maggie C, suffered a broken arm in an accident, while the vessel was fishing about 60 miles off the Kerry coast.

The Valentia Coastguard is coordinating the rescue and the man will be taken to the University Hospital in Limerick for treatment.

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