Woman rescued from water after falling off harbour wall

The woman was rescued 30ft from the harbour wall in Port Seton, East Lothian, on Wednesday night.

Woman was rescued at harbour.
Woman was rescued at harbour.

A woman was taken to hospital after falling into the water at a harbour in East Lothian.

She was rescued approximately 30 feet from the Port Seton harbour wall on Wednesday evening.

She did not suffer serious injuries but was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Police Scotland said: “Local officers were called to Port Seton harbour in response to a report from a member of the public about a female having fallen into the water from the harbour wall.

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“Colleagues from the Scottish Ambulance Service and Coastguard were also contacted. On arrival of the ambulance, the female was seen to be within the water approximately 30 feet from the wall.”

Volunteers from Kinghorn RNLI then helped rescue the woman from the water before she was taken to hospital.