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Sunday, July 09, 2006

Two men rescued from river

Dramatic scenes were witnessed at Thomand Bridge early this morning when two men had to be rescued from the Shannon River.

The incident occurred around 4.30am when a man jumped into the river to try and rescue a man that was already in the water. It’s then thought that they both got into difficulty.

Limerick Fire service along with marine search and rescue, Gardai and ambulance officials attended the scene and both men were rescued and brought to Limerick regional Hospital.

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