Injured woman rescued by firefighters after a late night fall into a Wigan brook
Police are investigating the circusmstances of what happened to the casualty who came to grief in Borsdane Brook at the end of Lowe Mill Road, Hindley, at around 11.20pm on Saturday February 4.
She is believed to have been taken to hospital with a leg wound.
A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said: “At approximately 11.20pm on Saturday February 4, firefighters were called to assist police at an incident near to Lowe Mill Lane, in Hindley.
“Two fire engines from Hindley and Leigh, a technical response unit from Leigh and the water incident unit from Eccles quickly attended the scene.
"Fire crews were in attendance for around 30 minutes.”
A Greater Manchester Police spokeswoman said: “Police called just before 11.30pm to Lowe Mille Lane, Hindley to reports of a concern for welfare of a woman who was brought to safety.
“No arrests have been made.”