Mum and child, 3, rushed to hospital after falling in canal in Berkshire

A MUM and a three-year-old child were rushed to hospital today after falling in a canal in Berkshire.

Emergency crews including ambulances and a fire crew were scrambled to Newbury at around 2pm today.

The pair were recovered from the water shortly after.

They have both been taken to hospital but there has been no update on their condition.

It is not clear how the two ended up in the water or if they are related.

Thames Valley Police, said: "Thames Valley Police officers were called at about 2pm today following reports that a woman and a three-year-old child had fallen into the canal near Ash Bridge, close to the A339, Newbury.

"Officers and other emergency services attended. Both the woman and child have been recovered from the water and are being taken to hospital for treatment at this time.

"Officers remain on the scene and members of the public are asked to avoid the area."

Anyone with information has been asked to call police on 101, quoting reference number INC-20210313-1050.

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