Man unconscious after sea rescue

A man was left unconscious after being pulled from the sea in Morecambe.

Thursday, 17th March 2016, 4:45 pm
Updated Thursday, 17th March 2016, 5:46 pm
Morecambe Bay, opposite Morecambe Town Hall. Picture: Google

Police were called by the ambulance service at about 7am on Thursday to reports of a man clinging to the sea barrier rocks in Morecambe Bay, opposite the Town Hall.

The man was rescued and treated by paramedics on scene before being taken to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary where police said he remained in a stable condition suffering from hypothermia and some cuts to his head and arms.

Officers said he is currently unconscious.

It is yet to be established how the man came to be in the sea.

He is described as a white man, 40 years of age, wearing a black coloured t-shirt, blue jeans and blue coat with a fur collar.

DI Phil Jones said: “At this time we have no information that would assist us in establishing how or why this man came to be in the sea.

He has sustained a wound to his head and arms that may be as a result of the current of the sea and hitting rocks or other means.

If anyone saw a similarly described man in and around the sea wall area across from Morecambe Town Hall between 6-7am today I would urge them to please contact the police on 101 quoting log 0214.