Pedestrian left with leg injury after being hit by bus in Edinburgh

Serious Crash: Man airlifted to hospital after crash.
Crash: The road was closed after the accident.© STV

A man has been left with a leg injury after being hit by a bus in Edinburgh.

The pedestrian was crossing Lothian Road outside the Clydesdale Bank building at around 11.15am on Tuesday when he was struck by a Lothian Buses Airlink.

An ambulance was called to take the man, in his 50s, to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary to be treated for a leg injury.

Lothian and Borders Police said part of the road, at the corner of the West Approach Road, was shut off while they were dealing with the accident.

Lothian Buses diverted services 1, 3, 4, 12, 25, 26, 30, 31, 33, 44, 44A and 100. They were going down Fountain Bridge, Semple Street, Morrison Street before going onto their normal route.

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