Emergency response after reports of man collapsed at Meadows public toilets

A MAN has been taken to hospital after reports they collapsed at a public toilets in Edinburgh.

Monday, 18th March 2019, 2:59 pm
Updated Monday, 18th March 2019, 3:03 pm
Officers continue to conduct inquiries at the scene. Picture: Contributed/P Leith

Emergency services rushed to the public toilets at Melville Drive on the Meadows at around 1.30pm on Monday 18 March following reports that a man had taken unwell.

Police and ambulance were in attendance.

The man has been taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. His condition is unknown.

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It’s understood the area has been cordoned off while officers continue to conduct inquiries.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Police in Edinburgh were called to the public toilets in the Melville Drive area at around 1.30pm on Monday 18 March following a report that a man had taken unwell.

“Emergency services attended and a man was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary by the Scottish Ambulance Service.

“Inquiries are ongoing and officers currently remain at the scene.”

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