Man falls to his death from seventh-floor window in bank holiday tragedy

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A man has died after falling out of a seventh floor window at a high-rise building in a bank holiday weekend tragedy.

Police and paramedics were called to the scene in Glasgow city centre shortly after 10pm on Sunday.

The man, whose name and age have not been released, was rushed to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital by ambulance.

He was pronounced dead a short time later despite efforts to save him, the Daily Record reports.

Police Scotland have launched an investigation into the incident to determine the circumstances of the fall.

It is thought the man had been in a flat overlooking the street when he fell to the ground.

A police spokesperson said: “About 10.15 pm on Sunday, 30 May, 2021 officers were called to the report of a man having fallen from a seventh floor window at an address in Ingram Street, Glasgow.

“He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital by ambulance; however sadly he died.

“Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death are now ongoing.”