Tragedy as Edinburgh man pronounced dead as emergency services rush to busy street

Emergency services are at the scene
Emergency services raced to the scene -Credit:Fife Jammer Locations

Edinburgh police have confirmed that a man died after emergency services raced to South Queensferry.

Medics and officers were seen at The Lorn on Saturday, May 11 after receiving reports at 3.20pm of a man who had taken unwell in Hill Court.

Police were called to assist ambulance crews, however, despite their best efforts, the man was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Police Scotland said there are no suspicious circumstances.

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Eyewitnesses said that at around 3.45pm, there were 'multiple police cars and ambulances' on the scene.

In a photo shared on social media, a police car and an ambulance can be seen with the Forth Bridge in the background. A crowd of people can be huddling near a bus stop.

Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 3.20pm on Saturday, 11 May, police were called to assist ambulance after a man took unwell in Hill Court, South Queensferry.

“Emergency services attended and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

“There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a report will be forwarded to the Procurator Fiscal."