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Woman rescued after being swept away
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Woman rescued after being swept away

Posted: 2024-07-08 07:45:13 By: thebay

On Thursday, OPP, along with the Minden Hills Fire Department and EMS responded to a 9-1-1 call placed by a retired police officer. The caller, who was on scene, was informed of a person who had fallen into the water at Minden Wild Water Preserve and was swept away by the current.

Police say that a woman had gone into the water accidently and was not wearing a life jacket.

OPP, Fire and EMS arrived on scene shortly after, the individual was located by an off-duty firefighter who was kayaking nearby and was able to bring her safely to shore.

The victim was transported to a medical facility for treatment of minor injuries.