Girl loses consciousness in sea off Mousehole

Mousehole. Pic: Colin Ward The girl was taken from the water near Mousehole

A child has been airlifted to hospital after losing consciousness in the sea off west Cornwall.

The girl was pulled from the water in Mousehole, coastguards said.

Witnesses told the BBC that a boy who noticed her in difficulty in the water dived in to get her and brought her to the side of a fishing boat.

She was airlifted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro. Her condition is not known.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

Weather

Truro

Min. Night 16 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • Abandoned stadiumShow's over...

    ...but what happens next? BBC Culture takes a look at what happens to abandoned stadiums

Programmes

  • A woman sits on a bed in a scene from Gustav Deutsch's latest film about Edward Hopper's paintingsTalking Movies Watch

    How film-maker Gustav Deutsch brought Edward Hopper’s paintings to life

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.