Watch rescue crews transport women from American River
Two unconscious women were pulled from the American River on Saturday afternoon, the Sacramento Fire Department said in a tweet published at 4:44 p.m.
The women were found in the river east of Interstate 5, said Chris Harvey , a department spokesman. They both had medical emergencies at the time of the incident, a separate tweet said.
The women were taken to a hospital. West Sacramento Fire Department boat crews helped in the incident.