June 20, 2019 12:01 pm
Updated: June 20, 2019 12:13 pm

London emergency crews pull person with life threatening injuries from Thames River

London emergency crews responded to reports of a person in the Thames River Thursday morning.

Jake Jeffrey / 980 CFPL News

One person was left with life threatening injuries after an incident in the waters of the Thames River in London’s Old South.

London police tell 980 CFPL a witness spotted someone in the river at around 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the area of Richmond Street and Carfrae Crescent and called emergency crews.

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A witness told 980 CFPL the person was brought out of the water and officers performed CPR. The person was transported to hospital with life threatening injuries.

There’s no word on their current condition or how they came to be in the river.

– With files from Jake Jeffrey and Jaclyn Carbone


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