River Avon weir incident children in hospital

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Two children are in hospital after an incident involving the boat they were in on the River Avon in Warwickshire.

The incident, in which a man and another boy died, occured in strong waters at a weir in the Barford area of Warwick.

Insp Adrian Davis of Warwickshire Police and Jerry Penn-Ashman of Warwickshire Ambulance Service said Barford locals had been instrumental in the rescue effort.

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