A man in his 60s was pulled from the River Avon in Bath in the early hours of this morning, following reports that two people had entered the water near Manvers Street.
The man was rescued at around 3am, from the river near Spring Gardens Road.
Avon Fire & Rescue Service told us: “Two crews from Bath fire station, along with the boat crew, were called to Manvers Street, Bath, following reports two people had entered the river.”
On arrival, firefighters found one woman had self-rescued from the water, and a man in his 60s was rescued by the fire service.
3.30 this morning saw the holy trinity. A man had fallen into the deadly River Avon in Bath. @ASPolice found him, @AvonFireRescue dragged him out & @swasFT looked after him. We really do have the best emergency services in the world. pic.twitter.com/tNnmMepPGd
— Adge Secker (@adge1609) November 9, 2018
South Western Ambulance Service told us: “We were called at around 3am about an incident near Spring Gardens Road, Bath. The caller reported to us that someone had fallen into the nearby river.
“We sent various resources to the scene, including a hazardous area response team.
“A male patient was transported by ambulance to the Royal United Hospital for treatment.”
The female patient was also treated at the scene by paramedics.
Police were also in attendance.