Tay Road Bridge closed today as ambulance and lifeboats called over concern for man

Emergency services were called out to the Tay Road Bridge today following reports of concern for a man.

Broughty Ferry’s lifeboats, the Carnoustie coastguard crew and an ambulance were involved in the incident after police received an emergency call at around 2am.

Lifeboat personnel were at the bridge on standby in case their assistance was required.

A spokesman for HM Coastguard said: “We received a call around 2.15am over concern for a man on the bridge.

“Both Broughty Ferry lifeboats and the Carnoustie coastguard crew were alerted and went to the scene along with police and ambulance personnel.”

The bridge was closed in both directions while emergency services dealt with the incident.

See today’s Tele for more on this story.