Woman rescued after falling into river near Castlecary

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Emergency services at the sceneImage source, PAul Smith
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The fire service sent several vehicles to the scene

A woman has been taken to hospital after falling into a river near Castlecary, North Lanarkshire.

Police Scotland said the woman had fallen into Walton Burn at about 15:40 on Thursday.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service sent two appliances and a specialist unit to the scene.

The woman was recovered from the water and taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow where she is being treated for her injuries.