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Young man rescued after falling down cliff steps between St Margaret's and Dover

04 June 2014
by Victoria Chessum

A young man has been flown to hospital after falling down steps on the cliffs between St Margaret's and Dover.

The man, in his 20s, has suffered a suspected broken leg and pelvic injuries.

Dover and Walmer RNLI lifeboats were at the scene from 5.30am for several hours.

A man was rescued from a cliff fall at Fan Bay. Picture @RNLIDover

A man was rescued from a cliff fall at Fan Bay. Picture @RNLIDover

The man was flown to the QEQM Hospital in Margate.

Coastguard watch officer John Brewin said: "Coastal walkers are always at risk when we have had a lot of rain.

"Wet chalk is very slippery and extra care should be taken in these weather conditions."

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