Man is seriously hurt after ‘plunging from top floor of shopping centre’

Man is seriously hurt after ‘plunging from top floor of shopping centre’

A man has died after falling from the top floor of a shopping centre in front of shocked Christmas shoppers this afternoon. Emergency services attende

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A man has died after falling from the top floor of a shopping centre in front of shocked Christmas shoppers this afternoon.

Emergency services attended the Buchanan Galleries, in Glasgow city centre, after the man fell.

The shopping centre has reportedly been evacuated.

Emergency services attended the Buchanan Galleries, in Glasgow city centre, after the man fell

Emergency services attended the Buchanan Galleries, in Glasgow city centre, after the man fell

Emergency services attended the Buchanan Galleries, in Glasgow city centre, after the man fell

Craig McLean tweeted: ‘Police and ambulance services are currently at Buchanan Galleries.’  

Other reports on social media suggested a man had fallen from an escalator on the top floor of the shopping centre. 

A statement by Police Scotland said: ‘At 4.20pm today a man died after after falling from Buchanan Galleries.

‘Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.’ 

A spokesperson for Buchanan Galleries told Radio Clyde News: ‘We can confirm an incident took place this afternoon within the centre. 

‘We are co-operating fully with the emergency services and assisting them with their enquiries.’ 

The shopping centre also confirmed that the area of the building where the incident took place remains closed to the public this evening. 

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