Home   News   Article

BREAKING: Rescue operation under way at Loch Ness after man tumbles down embankment

By Alasdair Fraser

Register for free to read more of the latest local news. It's easy and will only take a moment.

Click here to sign up to our free newsletters!
Loch Ness RNLI lifeboat.
Loch Ness RNLI lifeboat.

UPDATE: Man taken to Raigmore Hospital by ambulance after slip and fall down Loch Ness-side embankment

A rescue operation is underway by the shores of Loch Ness after a man tumbled down an embankment.

Emergency services are attending the incident at Alltsigh on the A82 north of Invermoriston, while the Loch Ness RNLI lifeboat was also launched.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "At around 1pm (today) we received a report that a man had fallen down an embankment at the A82 Alltsigh access road, Glenmoriston, Inverness.

“Emergency services are currently in attendance.”

The Loch Ness RNLI vessel was launched at 1.24 pm, according to the organisation's website.

A spokesman for RNLI lifeboats was unable to give further details on the incident at this time.

Do you want to respond to this article? If so, click here to submit your thoughts and they may be published in print.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More