Boy Rescued After Fall from Bridge

Bradford City firefighters were called to a land rescue at the Mechanic Street Bridge this morning.

At about 11:15 a boy was either playing or on his bike and fell off the bridge and into the edge of the water.

Captain Eric Taylor says firefighters used a Stokes basket and Tower One to hoist him out.

The road was closed for a just over half an hour during the rescue effort.

Taylor could not provide any further information on the child or his condition because of privacy laws.

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