Woman injured after Hawick river fall
- 4 August 2013
- From the section South Scotland
A woman has been rescued after falling into a river in the Borders on Saturday evening.
The woman suffered chest and back injuries in the incident at the River Slitrig in Hawick, near Drumlanrig Bridge at about 18:40.
Scottish Fire & Rescue water teams used a stretcher to pull the woman to shore, where ambulance crews were waiting.
She was taken to Borders General Hospital for treatment.