Manche Îles Express crew member dies following 'incident' on Victoria Pier

Manche Îles Express's two ferries have been tethered at Victoria Pier since the weekend. Credit: ITV Channel TV

A ferry crew member has died following an incident on Victoria Pier in St Helier.

It happened at around 3:30am on Sunday 23 July.

Jersey Police say they were called out to reports of a man who had fallen in the water at the harbour.

When officers arrived, Manche Îles Express crew members had pulled the man out of the water.

He was taken to hospital by ambulance but died a short time later.

The Channel Islands' ferry operator, Manche Îles Express, confirmed it was a member of their crew who died.

The company said: "Our thoughts and deepest condolences go out to the family at this difficult time.

"Manche Îles Express [is] working closely with the relevant authorities to investigate the circumstances and causes of the incident."

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