Woman suffers broken leg falling into river

A woman suffered a broken leg after she fell from a bridge in York into the River Ouse.

Fire crews were called to the scene at 7.51pm yesterday, after it was reported two female were hanging from the Ouse Bridge, York.

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Upon arrival, they found one of the women on the bank of the river, attempting to climb to safety.

A fire service spokeswoman said: “We assisted the woman and she was taken to hospital with a suspected broken leg.”

It is understood the woman had fallen from the edge of the bridge into the river.