Woman hospitalised after rescue from water’s edge

13:43 08 May 2014

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A woman has been taken to hospital after being rescued from Exmouth beach yesterday evening.

An ambulance service spokesman said the service was called at 7.13pm to reports of a female unconscious on the beach at Orcombe Point.

She was taken by ambulance to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

A spokesman for Exmouth RNLI said the inshore lifeboat had launched at 8.06pm, at the request of HM Coastguard, to recover a casualty from the water’s edge who was drifting in and out of consciousness.

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