Search of the River Severn in Bridgnorth – update

Thursday 11th July 2013 – 10.50pm – Chris Kowalik.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was this evening involved in the search for a man who was reportedly seen in difficulty in the River Severn in Bridgnorth.

The service was called shortly before 5.30pm today to the river near the town’s rowing club.

Bridgnorth’s advanced Community Paramedic attended in a rapid response vehicle along with a volunteer Community First Responder from the town, an ambulance crew, a paramedic Area Support Officer in a rapid response vehicle, a senior paramedic officer and the Hazardous Area Response Team. Other emergency and rescue services also attended.

Searches of the river were conducted throughout the evening until there was no daylight left, at which point the search was ended. So far, no-one has been found.


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