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Man seriously hurt in Aberdeen bridge fall

A man is being treated in hospital for serious injuries after falling about 20ft from a bridge in Aberdeen.

The 27-year-old fell from King George VI Bridge, on Great Southern Road, onto a grassy area on the banks of the River Dee.

Police and ambulance attended at about 0630 BST and the man was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

Grampian Police said they had no further information regarding the circumstances of the fall.

Officers appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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