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Bristol: Car falls from bridge, woman dies and six hurt

A woman has died and eight others, including six police officers, were taken to hospital after a car careered off a bridge into a river in Bristol.

The silver BMW car crashed through railings and into the River Avon from Passage Street at about 04:00 BST on Saturday.

Six police officers dived into the water to help rescue those trapped and all received treatment in hospital.

  • 20 Oct 2012