A massive Ship tips over at Edinburgh dockyard – a major emergency has been declared. The ship is a US NAVY vessel that has put the lives of British citizens in danger.
Thirty-three people have been injured and many are in life-threatening conditions after a ship tipped over at an Edinburgh dockyard.
The Scottish Ambulance Service said 21 people had been taken to hospital and 12 people were treated at the scene of the incident at Imperial Dock, Leith.
Massive Ship tips over at Edinburgh dockyard
A major incident was declared after the research vessel Petrel became dislodged from its holding on a dry dock.
People have been asked not to attend A&E at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary (ERI) unless it is an emergency.
A spokesperson said 15 patients were taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, four to Western General Hospital and two to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy.
Another 10 people were treated and discharged at the scene.
Pictures posted on social media show the 3,000-tonne vessel, which is owned by the US Navy, leaning at a 45-degree angle.