West Cumbrian boy in river plunge
Last updated at 13:25, Friday, 23 May 2014
A seven-year-old boy was rescued from the River Derwent near Great Clifton on Saturday.
Police and ambulance crews were called to the scene at 9.05pm to help the boy and a 19-year-old woman who went into the river to help him.
The boy and woman, both from the Great Clifton area, were taken to the West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven. They were released without injuries the same day.
A police spokeswoman said they believed the boy fell in when he was trying to cross the river on stepping stones.
First published at 13:21, Friday, 23 May 2014
Published by http://www.timesandstar.co.uk
- Man airlifted to hospital after major fall in Workington
- Controversial Cockermouth housing estate plans given go ahead by Allerdale council
- West Cumbrian road closed as water main bursts
- New footpath offers a safe shortcut to town’s hospital
- School play is tribute to ‘wonderful father’
- Obituary - John Thompson, of Workington
- Carnival blow over costs and lack of volunteers (1 comment)
- M-Sport planning meeting postponed (5 comments)
- Last salute for retiring Colonel Tom
- Grateful Elvin gives back at Christmas