The bank holiday Monday was turned into a tragic day for the people who were present at the Cornish Coastline as dramatic events occurred continuously.
Two people succumbed to death in different incidents along the Cornish coastline that day. The police inspector said that it was a very tough day for the local emergency services.
At about 2.25 in the afternoon, Devon and Cornwall police were called to reports of an unturned rigid inflatable boat in water in Wadebridge on Monday. The emergency services rushed three people to the Royal Cornwall Hospital. Among them was a teenage girl who was died a while later.
After five minutes, at 2.30 pm another call was made by the coastguard to notify the force of another incident, at Treyaron Bay in Padstow. One of the public members pulled a man from the water.
When the emergency services arrived at the scene the man was already dead. The force spokeswoman said that the man is yet to be identified.
A third incident occurred, surfers had to pull an unconscious man from the water in Porthtowan, Turo, at 2.30 pm. the man`s condition was very critical and an ambulance took him to Royal Cornwall hospital for treatment.
Ian Thompson, the Chief Inspector of Devon said: “These are extremely upsetting circumstances and our thoughts go out to all involved.
“It has been a very tough day for local emergency services and we are asking for anyone with information on the above incidents to contact police quoting the applicable log number.”