Large emergency response to incident in central Edinburgh

A large emergency reponse was under way today to an incident in central Edinburgh.

There was a large emergency response to the incident
There was a large emergency response to the incident

Emergency services including police and a special ambulance incident support unit were called to an address in Learmonth Terrace, just off Queensferry Road, just before 10am,.

A resident from Learmonth Terrace said: “I was walking my dog at 7.15am and there was nothing on the street then.

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“But later my wife looked out the window and saw a paramedic performing CPR on a man, they left in an ambulance with a four-car escort.

"Since then there have been lots of police going in and out."

“My wife said it looked like someone had fallen from a window at the top of the building.”

A staff member on a Travelodge on Learmonth Terrace said: “I heard loads of sirens this morning but didn’t think anything of it.”

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Police Scotland said: “We can confirm that we have attended Learmonth Terrace at 9.50am after a man was found injured. He has been taken to hospital and enquires are ongoing.”