GIRL, 16, RES­CUED AF­TER SLIP­PING ON ROCKS

Bangor Mail - - News -

A TEENAGE girl was air­lifted to hos­pi­tal af­ter slip­ping on rocks near Me­nai Bridge.

The coast­guard he­li­copter was called out last Fri­day af­ter the young­ster slipped on the Me­nai Strait and suf­fered an in­jury.

Despite high winds, the coast­guard he­li­copter was able to winch her to safety and take her to hos­pi­tal.

A coast­guard spokes­woman said: “We had a call at around 3.30pm yes­ter­day that a 16-year-old girl had slipped near Church Is­land.

“She was taken to Ys­byty Gwynedd.

“It was de­cided that she should be winched to safety as it was safer to do so due to the lo­ca­tion she had fallen.”

The ex­tent of her in­juries has not been con­firmed.

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