CYCLIST AIRLIFTED TO HOSITAL FOLLOWING FALL ON CLIFF WALK
A MAN was rescued from Bray Head on the evening of Monday, May 30, following a fall from a bike on the Cliff Walk.
The man suffered a head injury and was airlifted to hospital as a precaution.
The HSE ambulance service was first on the scene and paramedics and advanced paramedics requested the help of the Coastguard and mountain rescue teams.
They decided to lift the injured person away due to the fact that he had a head injury.
The operation also included the help of a Wicklow Rapid Response Doctor who treated the patient at the scene of the fall.
The inter-agency rescue included members of Greystones Coastguard, Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue and Dublin-Wicklow Mountain Rescue as well as the Coastguard helicopter.
A paramedic was winched aboard the helicopter to continue patient care en-route to hospital.
The complex rescue involved a high level of inter-agency collaboration with a number of services coming together to assist the patient.
He was stabilised on scene by crews before being airlifted.
The man was airlifted to hospital as a precaution after he suffered a head injury on Monday, May 30.