Man struck by car during police chase

A man is in hospital after being struck by a car during a police chase in Edinburgh.

The collision happened as the 21-year-old victim was walking on Great Stuart Street, in the west end of the capital, on Sunday afternoon.

It is understood the vehicle that struck him was being pursued by a police vehicle at the time.

The area has been sealed off while Lothian and Borders Police investigate the incident.

The driver of the car involved in the collision, a red Audi TT sports car, was detained at the scene.

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