Workers hurt in scaffold fall

A WORKMAN fell around ten feet from scaffolding that collapsed at the new Travelodge hotel in Craigmillar, injuring himself and a colleague.

Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service said the man and scaffolding fell on top of another workman on ground level just after 9am on Saturday.

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The man who fell from the lower scaffolding suffered hip and shoulder injuries, while the other worker has a suspected broken hip. Both were transported to the Royal Infirmary.