2 women pulled from Neuse River in Wake County

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Rescue teams pulled two women from the Neuse River in Wake County on Tuesday afternoon.

The kayaks belonging to the women who were rescued. Beau Minnick/CBS North Carolina

The call came in just before 5:30 p.m. in an area near the Poole Road canoe launch at Poole Road, officials said.

The two women were pulled from the river around 6 p.m. after their kayaks capsized, officials said.

The women were are being evaluated and were taken from the scene to WakeMed Raleigh in separate ambulances.

The Raleigh Fire Department provided a boat to help rescue the pair.

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Wake County Fire and Rescue led the rescue efforts.

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