Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Tree surgeon in hospital after fall in Edinburgh

Park Road
Image caption The accident happened in Park Road in Edinburgh

A tree surgeon is being treated in hospital for back injuries and a broken leg after falling from a tree in Edinburgh.

Firefighters were called to Park Road at 15:00 on Tuesday.

They freed the man, who had been trapped under debris from the tree. He was taken by ambulance to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

A spokesman for the fire service said they used a back support and scoop stretcher at the scene.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites