Photo thanks to Freshwater Fire.

A woman has been taken to hospital after “falling and banging her head” at Brook Chine this afternoon (Wednesday).

The Isle of Wight Ambulance Service says it was called to reports of an “unconscious” woman on the beach at 2.04 pm.

Photo thanks to Freshwater Fire.

A Coastguard spokesperson told Isle of Wight Radio that teams from Ventnor and the Needles were also mobilised to the incident to assist in getting the patient up the stairs, from the beach, and into the waiting ambulance in the Brook Chine car park.

Firefighters from Freshwater were also tasked to help.