Twenty-five people were injured when a ship tipped over in a dry dock in Leith, Edinburgh, on Wednesday morning.
The Scottish Ambulance Service said that 15 people were taken to hospital and ten were treated and discharged at the scene.
The ambulance service said 11 patients were taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and four to Western General Hospital.
Police, ambulances and the fire service were called to a report that a ship had become dislodged from its holding at Imperial Dock at around 8.35am on Wednesday.
Statement from NHS Lothian on a major incident at Imperial Dock in Leith, Edinburgh, whereby a ship on dry dock has become dislodged from its holding. pic.twitter.com/BRgoJWED8m
— NHS Lothian (@NHS_Lothian) March 22, 2023
We are responding to an incident at Imperial Dock in #Leith as a boat on dry dock has become dislodged from its holding. Please avoid the area to allow emergency service access @fire_scot @Scotambservice
Full statement: https://t.co/JqdGfW3oCZ pic.twitter.com/tdBkpnDlTS
— EdinburghPolice (@EdinburghPolice) March 22, 2023
The Scottish Ambulance Service sent five ambulances, an air ambulance, three trauma teams and other resources to the scene.
Pictures show the Petrel leaning at a 45-degree angle.
The Petrel, a research vessel, was bought and outfitted by the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.
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