Baby survives river fall

A BABY thought to have died after falling into a river has survived the ordeal, police have confirmed.

A BABY thought to have died after falling into a river has survived the ordeal, police have confirmed.

The accident happened at Goring in Oxfordshire this morning.

The 18-month-old girl, who fell into the Thames, was airlifted to hospital but it was thought she had died.

However, doctors discovered a faint heartbeat and the youngster is now fighting for her life.

Her mother and another child were also taken to hospital as a precaution.