Woman in '˜critical condition' after West Lothian bridge fall

A woman is in critical condition after reportedly falling from a bridge in West Lothian during rush hour yesterday.

Wednesday, 17th May 2017, 5:17 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:41 pm
The woman is understood to be in a critical condition. Picture; John Devlin

Emergency services were called to the scene on the A899 between Howden and Craigshill yesterday around 6.45pm.

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The woman was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and is understood to be in a critical condition.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Police in West Lothian were called to the A899 between Howden and Craigshill around 6.45pm on Tuesday 16 May following a report that a woman had fallen from a bridge.

“Emergency services attended and the 37-year-old was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where she is currently in a critical condition.”