Driver dies in hospital after one-car crash near junction

The crash, which involved a silver Ford Focus Zetec, took place in Edinburgh on Sunday evening.

Man dies in hospital after one-car crash near junction on Oswald Road, Edinburgh Google Maps

A man has died following a one-car crash in Edinburgh on Sunday.

Emergency services were called to Oswald Road near its junction with South Oswald Road at around 5.10pm, after a crash involving a Ford Focus Zetec.

The 52-year-old man was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh with serious injuries. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

The road was closed while crash investigations took place but later reopened at around 8.55pm.

Sergeant Jill Kirkpatrick, from the Edinburgh Road Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts are very much with the deceased’s family and friends at this time

“Our enquiries into this incident remain ongoing and we continue to appeal to anyone who was in the Oswald Road area, or who believes they saw the Ford Focus nearby prior to the crash, to please come forward.

“We are also keen to speak to anyone in the area who may have dashcam or private CCTV footage, as we carry out enquiries into this incident.

“Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting incident 2466 of January 29, 2023.”