Highlands & Islands

Man found in sea next to dinghy off Fortrose

RNLI Kessock crew on shout off Fortrose Image copyright RNLI
Image caption RNLI Kessock went to the aid of the man

A man has been taken to hospital after being spotted in the sea next to a dinghy near the shoreline at Fortrose.

RNLI Kessock was alerted at 08:46 and went to the aid of the man, who was wearing a lifejacket.

The man was taken ashore where he was given emergency first aid and further medical care when an ambulance arrived.

He was airlifted to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness by a coastguard helicopter.