A MAN is in critical condition in hospital after falling from a bridge last night.

Emergency services were called to the scene at the Spa Bridge in Scarborough at around 7.05pm yesterday.

Paramedics treated the man at the scene and he was airlifted to James Cook hospital with serious injuries.

A police spokesperson said at 11am today that he remains in critical condition in the hospital.

Roads were closed in and around the scene with local diversions in operation until 8.30pm.

Police are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Witnesses or anyone with information that could assist the investigation are asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room.

Quote reference NYP-07112017-0410.