Two people have been rescued from the mud in the River Avon in Bristol this afternoon in an operation which brought part of the city to a standstill.
The Fire & Rescue officer in charge at the scene told ITV News West Country that although both people were brought out safely it had been a very serious incident. Nigel Turner reports
A man and woman who became trapped in thick mud along the River Avon in Bristol have been rescued.
Traffic is building around the Bedminster Bridge area of Bristol as the emergency serviced try to rescue a man trapped in mud along the River Avon.
The emergency services are using a dinghy to reach a man trapped in mud along the River Avon in Bristol.
One man is still trapped in mud along the River Avon near Bedminster. Ambulances, fire crews and the police are at the scene.
A woman trapped in mud along the River Avon has been rescued. A man is still trapped.
Two people are trapped in mud along the River Avon under the Bedminster Bridge in Bristol. Fire crews and a crane are at the scene trying to winch them out.