'Loving son, father and brother' struck by car dies in hospital

Police confirmed that the 37-year-old man died in hospital on Saturday.

Man dies in hospital after being struck by car on Edinburgh’s Millerhill Road near Sheriffhall roundabout Police Scotland

A 37-year-old man has died in hospital after he was struck by a car near a busy Edinburgh roundabout.

Joseph Wakeley was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh after the incident on Millerhill Road near the Sheriffhall Roundabout around 9am on Thursday, August 4.

He later died in hospital during the afternoon of Saturday, August 6, police have confirmed.

His family have described him as “a loving son, father and brother” and asked that their privacy is respected.

The driver of the car was uninjured.

Sergeant Paul Ewing of Police Scotland’s Road Policing Unit said: “Our thoughts are with Joseph’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“Our enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and I would urge anyone who may have information who has not yet spoken to an officer to get in touch.

“You can call 101, quoting reference 0775 of August 4, 2022.”

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