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Medic 1 team race to assist after builder impales leg

News Team 13th January 2015 City wide news Comments Off on Medic 1 team race to assist after builder impales leg

A BUILDER has been rushed to hospital after falling from a roof and impaling his leg on railings at incident on Craigleith Road.

Firefighters used specialist cutting equipment to free the man at Craigleith Road before he was rushed to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary with the Medic One trauma team shortly after 3pm.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “We got a call from the ambulance service to say a person who was working on the roof came off and was impaled on the railings below. The ambulance crew were already there and requested us to come with some cutting equipment.”

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