Tayside and Central Scotland

Pensioner airlifted after Montrose harbour fall

A pensioner was airlifted to hospital after falling in water at a harbour in Angus.

The 72-year-old man fell in the water after becoming trapped between a trawler and the harbour wall at Montrose on Sunday.

Two lifeboats and a coastguard team were sent to rescue him at 19:20.

He suffered crush injuries to his leg and was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee by Prestwick coastguard helicopter.