Newhaven windfarm crewman taken to hospital after falling ill at sea

The crewman, believed to be in his 20s, was taken to hospital after falling ill at sea this morning (Friday).
The crewman, believed to be in his 20s, was taken to hospital after falling ill at sea this morning (Friday).

Newhaven coastguard were called to meet a windfarm service vessel this morning (Friday) after a crewman in his 20s fell ill while at sea.

Coastguard crews met with the Windcat Workboat vessel shortly after 7am today before the crew member was handed into the care of waiting paramedics at Newhaven Port.

A South East Coast Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called to the port at about 7am this morning following reports of a man in his 20s suffering chest pain. He was taken to Royal Sussex Hospital."

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