CITY CENTRE: A man was taken to hospital after becoming stuck in mud on the banks of the River Hull.
Firefighters freed the man after a 30-minute rescue operation, which also involved the RAF Sea King helicopter from Leconfield.
He was conscious when he was pulled from the riverbank and was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary.
Emergency services were called to the riverbank, close to the Drypool Bridge, just before 9.30pm on Saturday.
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The bridge was closed while the rescue was carried out.
A spokesman for Humber Coastguard said the Hull lifeboat team and the Humber inshore lifeboat attended the scene.
He said: "We received a 999 call reporting two people stuck in the mud by the Drypool Bridge. One man was assisted from the river by firefighters and, after speaking to him, it became clear there was no second casualty."
The man was pulled from the bank at 9.55pm.
EAST YORKS: A woman had to be cut free after her car ran into a tree at the weekend.
Fire crews used specialist cutting gear to remove the roof of her car after it hit the tree in Main Road, Cowden.
The accident happened on Saturday morning, just after 11am, after a night of heavy snowfall but it is not known whether the crash was caused by weather conditions.
Paramedics took the woman to hospital where she has been treated for suspected back and neck injuries.
Her condition is not yet known.
HULL: A 44-year-old man was taken to hospital following an assault inside Rumours Bar in Hull last weekend.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the assault, which happened inside the bar in North Church Side, in the early hours of Sunday, January 20.
The man was set upon by several individuals and kicked and punched to the floor.
He suffered severe bruising to his face, body and abdomen and was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary.
EAST YORKS: Overnight snow this weekend led to a series of call-outs for emergency services.
On Saturday morning, a car skidded into the side of a house after negotiating the bend outside the Swan Inn at Seaton.
No-one was injured and the house was not seriously damaged although traffic was held up for a time.
And in Burstwick, fire crews used shovels and spades to dig out a car after it slid into a ditch at Ellifoot Lane on Saturday, just after 1pm. The driver was uninjured.