A jet skier was left with serious leg injuries after an accident of Calshot Spit in Hampshire yesterday. The man in his twenties had been riding his machine when he fell off and caugt his leg. He was brought to shore by friends and was given emergency treatment by a doctor from Calshot lifeboat.
The casualty was then stretchered further in land by crew from Calshot assisted by Hamble lifeboat and staff from Solent Coastguard who were also in attendance. He was airlifted to Southampton General Hospital by Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance.
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A damp and cold night ahead. Valentine's Day will start cloudy but become brighter in the afternoon. Risk of showers along the Kent coast.
Cold and damp tonight with outbreaks of rain. A cold and dull start to Valentine's Day but becoming drier and brighter by the afternoon.
Rain turning more patchy this afternoon but more persistent along the coast. Feeling cold in the brisk north-easterly wind.