Woman's escape from cliff edge

A 65-year-old woman had a lucky escape when the car she was in went partly over a cliff in Gorleston last night.Fire, police and ambulance services were called to a car park on Marine Parade at about 6pm yesterday after a car hit a barrier at the top of a cliff and went partly over.

A 65-year-old woman had a lucky escape when the car she was in went partly over a cliff in Gorleston last night.

Fire, police and ambulance services were called to a car park on Marine Parade at about 6pm yesterday after a car hit a barrier at the top of a cliff and went partly over.

Fire crews used hydraulic equipment to rescue the woman, who was conscious and breathing.

A police spokesperson said: “When we arrived on scene we found the woman appeared to have hit a barrier and gone partly down the cliff.


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“The fire brigade were there as a precaution and to help get the woman out of the vehicle and into the ambulance.”

A spokesperson for the ambulance service said: “Initially we were called to a car on the edge of the cliff and the woman inside was not moving.

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“On scene we found the woman was conscious and breathing, and she was taken to the James Paget Hospital.”

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