Princes Street partially closed after tram tracks fall

Princes Street was partially closed this afternoon after a pedestrian fell on to the tram tracks.

Thursday, 15th November 2018, 1:50 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th November 2018, 2:04 pm
A pedestrian fell on to the tram tracks on Princes Street on Thursday. Picture: TSPL

Emergency services received a call at around 12:55pm on Thursday that a pedestrian had fallen off the kerb and on to the tram tracks near The Mound.

All west bound traffic was temporarily stopped while ambulance crew tended the injured pedestrian.

The incident is being treated as a medical issue, it is understood.

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At 1.13pm it was announced that the ambulance had departed.

Edinburgh Trams tweeted that there would be temporary service delays of up to 10 minutes after the ambulance departed the scene.

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