Man rescued after falling from rocks at Queensferry Crossing

Maritime and Coastguard Agency say man taken to hospital via helicopter following incident on Saturday night.

A man has been rescued after falling from rocks underneath the Queensferry Crossing.

He was transported via helicopter to a hospital in Edinburgh, where he is in a stable condition.

A spokesperson from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency said: “Just before 10:30 last night (July 25) HM Coastguard was made aware of an incident under the Queensferry Crossing where a male had fallen from rocks.

“South Queensferry and Kinghorn Coastguard rescue teams, South Queensferry RNLI lifeboat and the Coastguard helicopter from Prestwick were all sent.

“The male was taken to Edinburgh hospital by the Coastguard helicopter.”