Man taken to hospital after river rescue in Sheffield

A man was taken to hospital after a river rescue in Sheffield this morning.

Monday, 24th June 2019, 11:20 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th June 2019, 14:50 pm

Emergency services were alerted to a man in River Loxley in Hillsborough earlier this morning and a rescue effort was mounted involving firefighters, police officers and paramedics.

A man was rescued from River Loxley in Hillsborough this morning

The man was spotted in the stretch of water between B&Q on Penistone Road and Holme Lane.

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South Yorkshire Police said he was taken to hospital by ambulance.