Man found 'bleeding' on Edinburgh tram line as emergency crews race to scene

Emergency services attended the Leith Walk incident.
-Credit: (Image: Glasgow Live)


A man has been spotted 'bleeding' on an Edinburgh tram line sparking concerns.

Emergency services have raced to Leith Walk in the Scots capital to provide urgent care to what appears to be an elderly male.

Edinburgh Live reports that a woman was seen helping to lift the man's head as officers and paramedics tended to his injuries.

One local has told of their concern for the man after the incident outside the Harp & Castle pub at around 6.30pm this evening.

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.

"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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