'Bleeding' Edinburgh man treated for injuries on tram line by paramedics

An Edinburgh local shared their concern for a male who was seen 'bleeding' on a Leith Walk tram line as paramedics rushed to his aid.

The resident, who does not wish to be named, says that both Police Scotland and Scottish Ambulance crew were in attendance as they attempted to treat what appeared to be an elderly male.

It is understood that a woman was seen helping to lift the man's head as officers and paramedics tended to his injuries.

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The incident took place opposite the Harp & Castle pub at around 6.30pm on Friday, June 7.

The passerby said: "Police and ambulance in attendance at Leith Walk as there is a man man lying on the road, it is not known what happened but he was bleeding and lying on the road.

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"The trams were stopped and everyone had to get off until the police and ambulance attended to the incident. I think he was then taken to hospital."

Tram services were temporarily disrupted for around 15 minutes while emergency services responded to the scene but it is understood they were back to normal at around 6.35pm.

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Police Scotland have been approached for comment.

The Scottish Ambulance Service have been approached for comment.