Man pulled from river, taken to hospi­tal

Bristol Post - - NEWS -

EMER­GENCY ser­vices rushed to Bris­tol city cen­tre on Mon­day night to help res­cue some­one in the water.

Avon Fire and Res­cue, South Western Am­bu­lance Ser­vice and Avon and Som­er­set Con­stab­u­lary were all called to Bridge Street at around 8.19pm.

A fire ser­vice spokesper­son said “a pass­ing boat crew” had res­cued a man in the water.

He was taken to the Bris­tol Royal In­fir­mary.

A spokesper­son for Avon Fire and Res­cue said: “We were called by po­lice at 20.19pm on De­cem­ber 3 to Bridge Street in Bris­tol to as­sist with a water res­cue.

“Two crews from Tem­ple on ar­rival found one male had been res­cued by a pass­ing boat crew be­fore the male was left in the hands of the am­bu­lance crew.”

A spokesper­son for the South Western Am­bu­lance Ser­vice said: “We were called at 8.19pm and at­tended with HART, a crit­i­cal care team, an am­bu­lance and an oper­a­tions of­fi­cer.”

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