Man in hospital after tree falls in Meadows

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A 61-year-old man has been taken to hospital after being hit by a falling tree in the Meadows.

The incident happened at 8.07am at the corner of Lauriston Gardens and Lonsdale Terrace.

The tree came down in the Meadows. Picture: Comp

The tree came down in the Meadows. Picture: Comp

The man was transported to hospital by ambulance.

Police Scotland have shut all walkways and Melville Drive has also been closed.

It is understood that two trees have fallen in the Meadows area.

A falling tree also struck a car in Quality Street, Davidson’s Mains.