Pedestrian dies after being hit by taxi in early morning collision

The 28-year-old died at the scene following the collision on the A1 near Macmerry in East Lothian.

Pedestrian, 28, dies after being hit by taxi on A1 near Macmerry in East Lothian Google Maps

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a taxi in East Lothian. 

The incident occurred on the A1 near Macmerry shortly after midnight on Sunday.

Emergency services attended however the 28-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

His family have been informed. 

The taxi driver was uninjured following the crash. 

Sergeant Barry Sommerville said: “Our thoughts are very much with the man who died.

“Our enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and I am appealing for anyone who may have seen anything that could assist us to get in touch.

“I would also appeal to anyone who was in the area around the time and who has a dashcam to check their footage.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident 0026 of June 5.