Woman seriously injured after falling from bridge

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A woman suffered serious injuries after falling from a bridge in Fishermead last night.

Police were called to Saxon Street, V7, at around 8.30pm after reports of a fear for welfare of a woman.

After police had arrived, the woman fell from a bridge into the road while officers were attempting to speak to her.

She has been taken to John Radcliffe Hospital where she is being treated for serious injuries.

Saxon Street was closed while emergency services were on scene. Oldbrook Boulevard and Fishermead Boulevard were also partially closed.