HGV driver taken to hospital after lorry overturns at roundabout

Emergency services were called to the Thistly Cross Roundabout, on the A1, at around 6.30am on Thursday.

HGV driver taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary after A1 crash at roundabout near Dunbar, East Lothian © Google Maps 2023

A lorry driver has been taken to hospital following a crash at a roundabout in East Lothian.

Emergency services were called to the Thistly Cross Roundabout on the A1 near Dunbar at around 6.30am on Thursday after a lorry overturned.

The male driver was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment.

His current condition is unknown at this stage.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 6.30am on Thursday, May 18, 2023, police were called to the Thistly Cross Roundabout on the A1 near Dunbar, following a report of a one-vehicle crash involving an HGV.

“One man was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment.

“Recovery has been arranged.”

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