Drunk could have drowned

Published: Thursday, 31 August 2017

A DRUNK man who decided to swim in the Avon at Keysham could have drowned if it was not for a man spotting him thrashing about in the river.

He immediately called the emergency services, who rescued the man who was obviously drunk and unable to get back to the river bank, Alan Tilbury reports.

Taken to hospital

Such was his condition that he had to be taken to the Royal United Hospital for treatment.

It is understood he was then interviewed by the police,