POLICE closed off a city centre street after a man fell from scaffolding. 

Wellington Street was closed to traffic in both directions after a large police presence was seen in the road.

James Brown, a CSM security guard working on a site in Argyle Street, said there were four ambulances, police cars and fire engines. 

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The council confirmed that Wellington Street was closed to traffic between St Vincent Street and Bothwell Street this morning.

The street has now reopened. 

A police spokeswoman said: "Around 7.45am on Tuesday, October 26, officers were called to a report of a man fallen from scaffolding in St Vincent Lane in Glasgow City Centre. 

"Emergency services are at the scene at this time."