Man in wheelchair dies in Rhine River
A man in a wheelchair died yesterday when he fell into the Rhine River in Basel.
He came off a jetty leading to the St Johann ferry. A major hunt was launched immediately with fire services and the police.
The man was pulled from the water and paramedics managed to revive him for a while – but he later died in hospital.
Police are investigating and are asking for witnesses. The dead man has not been formally identified.