A man was rushed to hospital following a major incident near the River Clyde in the city centre.

999 crews raced to Clyde Street around 1pm on Friday afternoon following reports of an injured man.

He was rushed to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in an ambulance and his condition is unknown.

The age of the man has not been revealed.

An extensive rescue operation was deployed including multiple fire engines, two water rescue units and a rope rescue team.

Glasgow Times:

Greenock and Helensburgh Coastguard Rescue Teams confirmed they were sent to assist Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service with an incident at the River Clyde around 1.25pm.

However, it is understood the man was not in the river. The Glasgow Times has asked Police Scotland why the water rescue unit was deployed.

A spokesperson for the Scottish Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 12.57pm today (August 11) to attend an incident near Clyde Street, Glasgow.

"We dispatched an ambulance, the SORT team and the Trauma team to the scene, and the patient was transported to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.” 

Glasgow Times:

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson added: "We were requested at 1.16pm on Friday, 11 August to assist our emergency service partners at Glasgow's Clyde Street.

"Operations Control mobilised two water rescue units and one rope rescue team to the scene, where firefighters remain working to support their emergency service partners."

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 1.20pm on Friday, August 11, police attended the Clyde Street area of Glasgow, following the discovery of an injured man.

"Enquiries are ongoing, but there is not believed to be any suspicious circumstances.

"Emergency services remain at the scene and the road is currently closed.”

We previously reported traffic is currently closed on Clyde Street between Saltmarket and Stockwell Street.