A MAN has been airlifted to hospital after falling and injuring his ankle on North Berwick Law over the weekend.

Emergency services were contacted at about 11.20am on Saturday and were on the scene at about 12.05pm.

A spokesperson from the Coastguard said: “HM Coastguard’s Aeronautical Rescue Coordination Centre received a request for assistance at around 11.20am with a person that had slipped and injured their ankle at North Berwick Law.

“HM Coastguard search and rescue helicopter based at Prestwick was sent to assist.

"The casualty was transferred to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary."

The condition of the injured man is not yet known.