Three people have been taken to hospital after apparently trying to help a woman who got into difficulties in the sea. The woman was pulled unconscious from the water at Camber Sands, near Rye, East Sussex, just before 5pm.
– Maritime and Coastguard Agency
At 4.41pm, Dover Coastguard was called by a member of the public to say that a lady appeared to be in difficulty. She had been pulled unconscious from the water which was thigh-deep at Camber Sands. There was a doctor on the beach. She was treated on the beach and taken by Kent Air Ambulance at 5.37pm to hospital in Brighton. Three other people who were with her were taken to hospital by road ambulance.