Woman rescued after falling 26ft off Gravesend wall onto mud bank

PUBLISHED: 10:22 08 July 2013 | UPDATED: 10:22 08 July 2013

A woman was rescued after falling 26ft off a wall onto a mud bank in Gravesend on Saturday (July 6).

A rescue operation involving Gravesend RNLI, firefighters and paramedics was launched to rescue the woman who was alone and believed to have been in her 40s.

While a crew from Thameside fire station helped to stabilise and put her on a long board, the life boat based at Gravesend managed to get close enough to pick her up at Clifton Marine Parade.

The woman was transferred to a nearby jetty, where she received further treatment.

It is believed she was then taken to King’s College Hospital in London with multiple injuries.

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