A woman is in a serious condition after being found in the river Avon in Chippenham.

South West ambulance responded to a call at 8.30am this morning following a report of a woman face down in the water near Riverside Drive, Chippenham.

Two ambulances, an air ambulance and a senior paramedic rushed to the scene.

A South West Ambulance spokesman said: "Our staff treated a female patient at the scene and transported her to hospital by land ambulance in a serious condition."