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Can anyone shed any further information on this?




FERRY crew members rescued a woman who fell into the water from Wightlink’s linkspan at Fishbourne in the early hours yesterday (Wednesday). The woman, believed to be in her 40s, was joining the 4am sailing when she fell from the boarding ramp. A full investigation has begun. However, a Wightlink spokeswoman has said it was not yet known how the accident happened. The woman had been boarding the ferry alone, carrying a suitcase. She was shaken but not injured and was taken to St Mary’s Hospital, Newport, but discharged later that day. The Marine Accident Investigation Board has been informed and the Health and Safety Executive may also investigate.

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