Incident 20/03/16 – Assistance Required 08/16

At 15.20hrs yesterday evening (Sunday 20th March) The Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service received a call of assistance requesting the use of our 4x4 vehicle at a medical emergency which had occurred at the bar at the mouth of the river Boyne.
Immediately a mobile unit was mobilized to the scene to assist while a second mobile unit had been notified.
On arrival crew members meet with the NAS and Gardai who had explained that a member of the public had been out walking on the rocks lost their footing and a head injury had occurred.
Due to the area and uneven terrain it was not possible for the ambulance to access the casualty. The patient was made stable with the combined effort of paramedics,
Gardaí and B.F.R.R.S crew then transported to the awaiting ambulance on the nearby road.
Our team was stood down and the units returned to the Marsh Road Base. Cleaned, and restaged their equipment to have it ready for the next call out.
On scene at today’s incident along with the Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service were Laytown Gardai and National Ambulance Service.
Again team work, fast thinking and co-operation from all services resulted in the best outcome for the casualty.