Conwy and Llandudno RNLI assist man airlifted to Aintree Hospital

A MAN has been airlifted to hospital after being crushed by his boat.

RNLI crews from both Conwy and Llandudno were called to assist at the incident at the Beacons Jetty near the Conwy Marina on the evening of Monday, July 27.

The man has been taken to Aintree hospital in Liverpool to receive further treatment.

A spokesperson for Llandudno Coastguard said: “We were tasked at 6:30pm yesterday to reports of a vessel collision at the Beacons Jetty in Conwy which had resulted in an injured crew member.

“Arriving at the scene, there was a single injured crew member who had been thrown off the vessel when it collided with the beacons jetty, crushing him between the boat and pontoon.

“Casualty Care was immediately started whilst awaiting the arrival of an ambulance.”

Conwy Lifeboat and RNLI Llandudno Lifeboat were also launched to assist.

“Rescue 936 was requested due to the severity of the injury. We identified a potential landing site a short distance away at Conwy Golf Club and, after assessing its suitability, we were able to establish it as a landing site.”

The vessel was made secure by the lifeboat crews and who were then stood down and returned to their stations.

North Wales Pioneer | Llandudno