Man rescued and taken to hospital after falling near river in Norwich

A man was rescued after a fall on Bishop Bridge Road in Norwich. Picture Ricky Slade.

A man was rescued after a fall on Bishop Bridge Road in Norwich. Picture Ricky Slade. - Credit: Archant

Firefighters have helped rescue a man who had fallen near to the river in Norwich.

Crews from the Norfolk Fire Service and East of England Ambulance Service were called to Bishop Bridge Road at approximately 10.15pm on Thursday.

One appliance from Carrow and the aerial ladder with support from Earlham assisted the ambulance service with the rescue of a man who had fallen near to a wall.

An ambulance and a rapid response vehicle also attended and treated a man in his 40s. He was taken to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further care.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.


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