Cyclist taken to hospital after 14-metre fall in Edmonton river valley

Water rescue of cyclist in Edmonton river valley on May 2, 2023. Global News

Edmonton Fire Rescue Services (EFRS) received a call early Tuesday that a cyclist in the river valley had gone over an embankment from the bike path and fallen 14 metres into the river.

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The fire department dispatched a truck and a boat to help with a water rescue just before 8 a.m.

Alberta Health Services (AHS) and EFRS worked together on the call.

AHS took the cyclist to the University of Alberta Hospital with unknown injuries.

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