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Monday, 23 May 2022 13:15

Electric wheelchair recovery

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Callout 15/2022 - Dr Blackall's Drive 16:20 22nd May 2022

At approximately 1620hrs today Devon & Cornwall Police contacted the rescue team to ask for assistance for a 23-year-old male in an electric wheel chair which had broken down towards the western end of Dr Blackhall’s Drive, just north of New Bridge.
Several team members who were nearby, quickly located the individual and his 68-year-old carer and assessed the situation. In the meantime, a limited callout was issued and 8 team members and a team landrover were dispatched to the location. Team members assisted in getting the broken-down electric wheelchair, its passenger and the carer back to the road head carpark.
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