POLICE, paramedics and coastguard teams were sent to Freshwater West beach this afternoon to help a man who had fallen from rocks.

The 40-year-old man has now been taken to Withybush Hospital.

A spokesperson for the coastguard said: "St Govan’s Coastguard Rescue Team CRT, Welsh Ambulance Service, Air ambulance, Dyfed Powys Police and Freshwater West RNLI Beach Lifeguards were all tasked to a 40-year-old male who had fallen off rocks at Freshwater West.

"The casualty was conveyed to Withybush Hospital."

An ambulance spokesman said: "We were called at approximately 12pm today (Wednesday) to reports of a medical emergency at Freshwater West Beach.

"We sent one emergency ambulance and crews were supported by Wales Air Ambulance."

Wales Air Ambulance arrived on the scene at 12.54pm, following reports of a 'trauma incident'.

They worked with paramedics but were not required to take the patients to hospital, and crews left the scene at 1.58pm. The coastguard spokesperson said the incident was closed just after 2pm.