Two people injured by falling masonry at Moss Street, Paisley Two people injured by falling masonry at Moss Street, Paisley
Masonry has hit two pedestrians as they walked along Moss Street in Paisley. A man and a woman needed hospital treatment after debris fell from a... Two people injured by falling masonry at Moss Street, Paisley

Masonry has hit two pedestrians as they walked along Moss Street in Paisley.

A man and a woman needed hospital treatment after debris fell from a building on Moss Street, above Greggs bakery and Admiral Amusements.

A young girl was also being treated for shock.

All three were taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley where medics say their injuries are not life threatening.

Fire crews were also sent to the scene to secure neighbouring buildings.

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A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “We received a call at 12.15pm with a report of masonry falling from Greggs on Moss Street in Paisley.

“A 30-year-old man and 49-year-old woman were taken to Royal Alexandra Hospital however their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

“A five-year-old girl was also treated for shock.

“The road is closed to vehicles and building control officers were in attendance. Inquires are ongoing.”

A spokesman for Scottish Fire and Rescue Service added: “Around 12.20pm we received a call from the ambulance service at Moss Street in Paisley and crews reached the scene in four minutes.

“Firefighters assisted the ambulance in attending to three people and police officers who carried out the evacuation of properties.

“A woman and a man were taken to Royal Alexandra Hospital and firefighters requested the presence of building control officers. The scene was left in their hands at 1.25pm.”