Woman Falls From Shrewsbury River Bridge


Friday 8th August 2014 – 9am – Steve Parry

A woman has been taken to hospital after falling from the Welsh Bridge in Shrewsbury earlier this morning.

The incident occurred at just after 3.15am.

An ambulance together with a paramedic in a rapid response car attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a 999 call following reports that a person had fallen from the Welsh Bridge in Shrewsbury.

“A woman in her twenties appears to have fallen 20 feet into the River Severn. She was treated for a possible fractured arm and conveyed to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”


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