South East Wales

Casualty airlifted to hospital from Rest Bay, Porthcawl

The coastguard rescue helicopter comes in to land Image copyright Brendan Conway
Image caption The coastguard rescue helicopter comes in to land next to Rest Bay

A person has been airlifted to hospital after being pulled from the water by RNLI lifeguards in Bridgend county.

Milford Haven Coastguards said a rescue team and a helicopter were called to Rest Bay, Porthcawl, at 15:30 BST on Tuesday.

A coastguard rescue helicopter from St Athan flew the casualty to Morriston Hospital in Swansea.

The condition of the casualty is not yet known.

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