Two people rescued after their dinghy capsized off the Essex coast


Lifeboat - Credit: Archant

Two people were rescued off the Essex coast after their dinghy capsized this afternoon.

West Mersea RNLI was called to reports of two people in trouble in the River Blackwell shortly before 2.24pm.

The inshore lifeboat rescued the two people and brought them ashore at The Stone where paramedics checked them over.

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