Woman rescued from river at Buxworth Basin

Firefighters from Whaley Bridge and the specialist water rescue crews from Buxton and Matlock were called to help a woman who had fallen in the river at Buxworth Basin in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday).

On arrival, crews found the woman approximately 20 feet down the side of the river bank. She was secured and helped to climb to safety before being handed over to the ambulance service.

Police also attended the scene.