A crane has collapsed in Leith, leaving two people requiring treatment.

The arm of the crane is understood to have fallen onto flats which are under construction at Drum Property Group's Stead's Place development on Leith Walk shortly before 9.30am today.

A spokesperson for the Scottish Ambulance Service said: "We received a call at 09:29 today to attend an incident in Leith, Edinburgh.

"We dispatched two ambulances and our special operations team (SORT) to the scene and have treated two patients at the scene."

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 9.30am on Tuesday, 28 November 2023 we received a report that a crane collapsed at a building site in Stead's Place in Edinburgh.

"Emergency services are in attendance.

"There are road closures in place at Leith Walk and Pilrig Street. Motorists and pedestrians are asked to avoid the area."