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Haverfordwest: One person taken to hospital after group gets into ‘distress’ on Pembrokeshire river

One person has been taken to hospital after a group got into “distress” on a river in Wales, police have said.

A picture from Haverfordwest in Pembrokeshire showed police carrying a paddle board.

Another photograph showed three paddle boards on a road beside the River Cleddau.

The Welsh Ambulance Service said it was called at 9.16am to reports of a “water-based incident involving multiple people near Quay Street, Haverfordwest”.

A spokesperson added: “We responded with two rapid response vehicles, three emergency ambulances and two units from the Wales Air Ambulance.

“One patient (was) transferred by road to Withybush Hospital for further treatment.”

The coastguard said it was a “multi-agency response” including the fire service and “other emergency responders”.


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