Boater rushed to hospital after falling in canal

Published: Thursday, 26 October 2017

A BOATER was rushed to hospital after missing her step after a visit to a pub and falling into the Trent & Mersey Canal at Kidsgrove.

The woman, in her 60s had moored her boat towards the top of Heartbreak HIll at Kidsgrove on the Trent & Mersey Canal and visited the nearby Red Bull pub, Alan Tilbury reports.

Was heard falling in

Returning to her boat around 10pm on Tuesday she missed her step and fell into the water, but luckily was heard falling in and the emergency services alerted with an ambulance and the fire service attending, with the woman rushed to hospital and detained.