Man rushed to Edinburgh hospital after injuring himself jumping from building onto busy street

The man was taken to Edinburgh's Royal Infirmary following the incident on Friday morning
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Emergency services rushed to a busy high street in Midlothian after a man injured himself jumping from a flat.

Police and paramedics were in attendance following the incident, which took place on Dalkeith High Street on Friday morning.

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The extent of the man’s injuries is not currently known. He was taken by ambulance to Edinburgh's Royal Infirmary hospital.

Emergency services rushed to Dalkeith High Street on Friday after a man jumped from a flat.Emergency services rushed to Dalkeith High Street on Friday after a man jumped from a flat.
Emergency services rushed to Dalkeith High Street on Friday after a man jumped from a flat.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 11am on Friday, 2 February, 2023, we called to High Street, Dalkeith following a report that a man had jumped from a flat.

“He was taken to The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Hospital for treatment and there were no suspicious circumstances.”