Incident 07/10/16 – Persons in distress - 023/16
The Boyne Fishermen's Rescue & Recovery Service where alerted to an incident late last night at 22.48 hrs.
The call reported that two people who had consumed alcohol proceeded to cross the wall at Wellington Quay onto the river bank where it was feared they might enter the water due to there condition.
Our emergency paging system was activated and our mobile units responded immediately to the scene of the accident followed by our inshore rescue boat.
On arrival of our mobile unit and crew they met with Drogheda Gardai and where informed that they managed retrieve the people back to the road side.
On scene at today’s incident along with the Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service were the Drogheda Gardai,Drogheda Coast Guard.