Scotland

One man dead after crane collapses in central Glasgow

Buchanan House accident
Image caption Buchanan House has been evacuated as a precaution

A man has died and another has been seriously injured after a crane collapsed in central Glasgow.

Emergency services were called to reports of an industrial accident at Buchanan House, in Port Dundas Road, at about 12:25 on Wednesday.

The Scottish Ambulance Service said one man was confirmed dead at the scene. Another is being treated for a head injury at the nearby Royal Infirmary.

Staff have been evacuated from Buchanan House as a precaution.

The building, which houses offices for Network Rail and Transport Scotland, has been undergoing refurbishment work.

Police, fire and ambulance personnel are still working at the scene.

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