Woman Hurts Spine In Falkirk Fishing Accident
29 May 2016, 06:28 | Updated: 29 May 2016, 06:34
A woman has been taken to hospital for treatment to spinal injuries after an accident while fishing.
The 35-year-old was fishing in the River Carron at Carron, Falkirk, when she fell down the banking.
She sustained spinal injuries and a suspected broken leg.
A spokeswoman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said the woman did not land in the river but was unable to move and had to be rescued.
She said: "She was put on a spinal board and transferred to an ambulance and is being treated at Forth Valley Hospital.''
The incident happened at 6.45pm on Saturday.