Canoeist rescued from river in Matlock

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A Canoeist in Matlock has been airlifted to hospital after being rescued from the River Derwent.

All three emergency services were called to Crown Square in Matlock, at about 1pm today. A man was treated and taken to Royal Derby Hospital.

A spokesman for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service said he was rescued from the River Derwent by paramedics.