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This is the dramatic moment when a woman who speaks perfect English but can’t remember her own name was rescued from a rocky stretch of coast in Croatia.

The woman, believed to be in her 60s, was found by a fisherman on rocks on the island of Krk around 9am on September 12.

A team of 12 rescuers was sent to the remote site near Rudine’s beach and had to use 4x4s and walk three kilometers to reach her.

She was bloodied and bruised, and she was so weak that she had to be carried on a stretcher more than two miles back to a waiting ambulance.

This is when a team of rescue workers reaches out to a woman on a remote part of the Croatian island of Krk – only to find that she can’t remember her own name or how she got there.

Rescue workers were called by fishermen who heard the woman calling for help at 9am on September 12 - after seeing her the night before without realizing she was trapped

Rescue workers were called by fishermen who heard the woman calling for help at 9am on September 12 – after seeing her the night before without realizing she was trapped

A passing fisherman who saw the woman told MailOnline: “She yelled in English ‘please, help’.

“The area was difficult to approach and we were in the boat. So we called the rescue service.

He said his wife had spoken to her and that he “could only guess that the accent might be Scottish.”

He said he saw her in the same spot on the rocks the night before, but she didn’t call for help.

It wasn’t until the next day that they realized she was in trouble and called rescue teams.

The woman is said to be in her sixties and speaks perfect English with a slight Scottish accent, but can't remember her own name

The woman is said to be in her sixties and speaks perfect English with a slight Scottish accent, but can’t remember her own name

Authorities in Croatia say no one has come forward to identify her, despite widespread calls.

A police spokesperson said she can communicate in English but cannot remember her name or where she is from.

“Several methods have been tried to establish her identity, but none have been successful so far,” said a police spokesman.

The woman, who is about six feet tall and has blond hair, is recovering in hospital in the port city of Rijeka.

A lifeboat crew had tried to reach the woman, but were unable to get close enough because of the shallow water.

A team of 12 volunteers from the Rijeka Mountain Rescue was then called in.

Due to the rugged terrain, they had to leave their vehicles two miles from the shoreline and walk to where the woman was last seen.

After receiving first aid for minor injuries, including cuts to her face, she was returned to a waiting ambulance and taken to hospital.

A member of the rescue team said she did not have a passport or other ID and was not wearing appropriate clothing for walking in the area.

“The woman had minor injuries, she also had a few scratches and was extremely dehydrated and emaciated. She could barely take a few sips of water,” said a rescue team member.

The woman was found with cuts and bruises and was so weak she could not walk or take more than a few sips of water, so she had to be taken to safety

The woman was found with cuts and bruises and was so weak she could not walk or take more than a few sips of water, so she had to be taken to safety

Police revealed the bizarre case over the weekend in hopes someone would come forward to identify the woman, but no contact has been made so far

Police revealed the bizarre case over the weekend in hopes someone would come forward to identify the woman, but no contact has been made so far

“We put her on a stretcher because she couldn’t walk and transported her to the hospital.”

Photos of the rescue were posted on the HCJS Rijeka Mountain Rescue Facebook site.

Locals who know the area are amazed at how the woman got stranded on the jagged rocks.

Someone who lives in the area told news site 24Sata: “It’s weird that she looked around at all. It’s an extremely inaccessible part of the bay with horribly sharp rocks – literally razor blades cutting through the rubber of your shoes.

‘There are no life or animals, except maybe wild boars or bears that know how to swim here in search of food, but this is a rarity because there is no food, nothing.

“A woman of that age certainly couldn’t swim that distance, she needs exceptional strength.”

The island of Kirk, which covers 157 square kilometers, is connected to the mainland by a bridge and is popular with tourists

‘There are no life or animals, except maybe wild boars or bears that know how to swim here in search of food, but this is a rarity because there is no food, nothing.

“A woman of that age certainly couldn’t swim that distance, she needs exceptional strength.”

The island of Krk covers 157 square miles and is the largest island in the Adriatic Sea.

It is home to 17,000 people and is connected to the mainland by a bridge.

The island is located about 30 km from the city of Rijeka and is also popular with tourists.

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