Woman rescued from riverbank

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woman rescued

Rescuers say a woman who claimed she jumped from the Senator George Sellar bridge in Wenatchee was pulled from the shoreline after she became stranded in some rocks downstream.

Chelan County District One fire battalion chief Cary New says crews responded to an area just south of the Burlington Northern Railway Apple Yard where they located the woman clinging to a rock at the bottom of a steep embankment. .

Woman rescued from riverbank

Woman rescued from riverbank

New says the 40 year old woman was transported to Central Washington Hospital for treatment. He added that the Wenatchee Police Department is currently investigating the woman’s claim that she had jumped from the bridge. Her name was not immediately available