Two men killed after Falkirk farm wall collapse

Two men have died following the collapse of a wall at a farm in Scotland (Photo: Scottish Air Ambulance)
Two men have died following the collapse of a wall at a farm in Scotland (Photo: Scottish Air Ambulance)

Two men have died and two others injuries after a seven-foot wall collapsed on a farm in the Falkirk area of Scotland.

The incident happened on Myrehead Farm in Whitecross at around 10.10am on Monday 6 May.

Police Scotland said two men suffered serious injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene.

Two other men suffered injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening.

One was taken by ambulance to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, while the other was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.

Ch Insp Damian Armstrong of Police Scotland said: “My thoughts and sympathies are with the families of those affected by this incident and a multi-agency inquiry at the farm is ongoing.



“If anyone believes they have any relevant information that may be of use to this investigation then please come forward.”

A fire service spokeswoman added: “The Scottish fire and rescue service responded at 10.11am on Monday 6 May with emergency service partners to a farm in the Falkirk area following reports of a collapsed wall.

“Operations control mobilised a number of fire appliances to the Whitecross area and firefighters currently remain in attendance.”