Glasgow & West Scotland

Man rescued from river in Busby after cliff fall

Water rescue team
Image caption A specialist team is attempting to rescue the man from the water

A man has been rescued after falling 30ft from a cliff onto a river bank to the south of Glasgow.

The 34-year-old man fell onto the banks of the White Cart Water in Busby, East Renfrewshire, at about 15:00.

A specialist fire brigade rope rescue team managed to reach him and winch him to safety.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to hospital. The incident happened in Busby Glen Park.

Image caption Police, fire and ambulance crews are all at the scene

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