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A 19 year old woman was rescued after falling from a bridge into the ship canal

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At 6.20pm on Thursday 21 September 2017, police were called to Pomona Strand, Trafford, to reports that a woman had fallen in to Manchester Ship Canal.

Emergency Services were scrambled to assist and she was recovered safely from the water into a boat and the hands of paramedics.

The 19-year-old woman was taken to hospital after suffering the effects of the cold water but otherwise her injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.

It has not been disclosed how the woman ended up being in the water but we wish her a speedy recovery.

Photo Copyright: Tracy M Parker 



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