Swimmer taken to hospital after falling ill at Durdle Door

Swimmer taken to hospital after falling ill at Durdle Door

Swimmer taken to hospital after falling ill at Durdle Door

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A 42-year-old man was taken ill while swimming near Durdle Door.

The incident happened at around 2pm on Monday.

Lulworth Coastguard Rescue Officers cleared a landing site for Coastguard Rescue Helicopter 106 on the beach.

The casualty however made a rapid recovery and walked to an ambulance assisted by paramedics and Coastguards.

Wyke Coastguards were also asked to prepare a landing site at Dorset County Hospital but were stood down en route.

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