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Fire service boat crew called to assist man who fell from Aberdeen bridge

The incident happened on Whitehall Place, Aberdeen. Picture by John Smith.
The incident happened on Whitehall Place, Aberdeen. Picture by John Smith.

A man has been taken to hospital after falling from a bridge in Aberdeen.

The fire service’s boat crew was called to assist the man, who fell into the Denburn from Whitehall Place.

The 44-year-old was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, where his condition has been described as “stable”.

A man fell from a bridge on Whitehall Street. Supplied by Clip from Google maps.

Man was taken into care of ambulance service

A fire service spokeswoman said: “We were called at 11.23pm by police to aid them in rescuing a man.

“Five appliances were in attendance including a boat crew. We were on the scene for around an hour.

“A man was taken into the care of the ambulance service.”

A police spokesman said: “Around 11.15 pm on Monday March 14 2022, a 44-year-old man was injured after falling from a bridge on Whitehall Place, Aberdeen.

“He was taken by ambulance to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for treatment.

“Medical staff describe his condition as stable.”

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