A female had to be rescued from the River Tay after falling from the road bridge in the early hrs.

An emergency situation operation including, Broughty Ferry RNLI, Police Scotland and also the rescue solution was launched at regarding 2.30 am on Sunday.

Shortly after the lifeboats arrived at the scene, the casualty was tweezed from the water.

RNLI volunteers after that performed first aid on the lady while carrying her back to the pier at Broughty Ferry, through the all-weather Elizabeth of Glamis boat.

She was after that handed into the treatment of awatigin paramedics prior to being taken to Ninewells Hospital for therapy.

Her existing condition is not known.

The Tay Road Bridge was closed in both instructions while the occurrence was being managed.

A spokesperson for Broughty Ferry RNLI said: “The alarm was raised at regarding 2.33 am. With the assistance of a volunteer coast staff the inshore lifeboat had actually released by 2.45 am, with the bigger all weather condition lifeboat leaving the RNLI terminal 2 minutes later.

“Against all probabilities, staffs found the female as well as eliminated her from the water.

“The client was after that moved right into the treatment of the ambulance team prior to being transferred to Ninewells Hospital.

“Both lifeboats after that went back to station before being stood down around 3.30 am, where they were made ready for any kind of more calls.”