Man pulled from river, taken to hospital
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.”