Exmouth woman thanks helpers after fall

THE DAUGHTER of a woman who fell and broke her shoulder after just moving to Exmouth has thanked people who helped went to help her. Dolly Vanstone, 83, who has only lived in the town for a week after relocating from Colchester, fell near the Devon Air Am

THE DAUGHTER of a woman who fell and broke her shoulder after just moving to Exmouth has thanked people who helped went to help her.

Dolly Vanstone, 83, who has only lived in the town for a week after relocating from Colchester, fell near the Devon Air Ambulance shop in Rolle Street last Saturday morning.

Her daughter Patricia Baker, who also lives in Exmouth, said a number of people went to help and covered her up with coats to keep her warm while the ambulance arrived.

"There was one gentleman called Richard who was fantastic," said Patricia.

"He phoned for an ambulance and was really helpful.

"The fact she has only lived in the area for a week and does not know anyone, it was so nice that people helped her."

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Patricia, who also commended the ambulance service, said her mum was staying with her temporarily while she recovered from the ordeal.