South Scotland

Kirkcudbright slipway fall man suffers head injury

A man has been taken to hospital for treatment after suffering head injuries when he fell from a slipway at a south of Scotland harbour.

The incident happened on a banking in Kirkcudbright shortly after 17:00 on Thursday.

Fire crews were sent to the scene and used a water rescue kit in order to recover the injured man.

He was then transferred to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary for treatment.