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Investigation after man found with critical injuries – Weston-super-Mare

Image of emergency services responding to incident in Weston-super-Mare
Emergency services at the scene. Image copyright Weston-super-Mare Coastguard Rescue Team

At 12.30am on Sunday 2 June police in Weston-super-Mare were alerted to an injured man at the bottom of a cliff by Birnbeck Pier. Officers gave first aid and alerted the ambulance service.

The injured man was recovered with the support of the Coastguard. He went to hospital by air ambulance, where he remains in a critical condition. His family are aware.

We’re carrying out investigations to establish what happened. We need to hear from you if you were in the area of  Birnbeck Pier around midnight on Saturday 1 into Sunday 2 June.

Officers are particularly interested in hearing from the person who approached the emergency services at the time, crucially allowing for a quick response to the injured man.

If you were there, or have any information about what happened, please get in touch, quoting reference 5219122045.

If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5219122045

You can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers.