Dorset: Three seriously injured cliff-jumping at Durdle Door

Derrick Santistevan

Three people have actually been seriously injured leaping off cliffs on the Jurassic Coast.

Dorset Authorities was contacted us to the scene at about 3: 45 pm after reports of safety issues for people delving into the sea at Durdle Door, near Lulworth.

Three people have actually sustained major injuries and are being dealt with by paramedics after air ambulances were called.

Officers have actually asked people to prevent DurdleDoor Photo: Purbek Authorities

Authorities are asking people to keep away from the popular traveler area, with lifeguards assisting to clear the location.

Dorset Authorities Chief Inspector Claire Phillips stated: “We have actually needed to close the beach at Durdle Door to enable air ambulances to land. As a result, we are leaving the beach and the surrounding cliff location.

Durdle Door, near Lulworth in Dorset, was loaded with beachgoers previously on Saturday

“I am urging people to leave the area to enable emergency services to treat the injured people.”

Images posted on social media by Purbeck Authorities show the airplane landing on the sand and crowds leaving the beach as the location was left.

Words accompanying the post read: “Please prevent Durdle Door as the beach is now closed due to 2 helicopters needing to land for 2 different occurrences. Anticipate high volumes of traffic as beach goers leave from the scene.
Thank you.”

Pictures taken previously on Saturday revealed the beach busy as the public were advised to practice social distancing in the great weather following the relaxation of coronavirus lockdown limitations.

Videos posted to Twitter revealed people leaping off the cliff, which has to do with 200 feet high, along with crowds of people resting on the sand.

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