Pedestrian and driver taken to hospital following crash

A pedestrian and a driver were both rushed to Edinburgh's Royal Infirmary following the crash.

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A pedestrian and the driver of a car were both rushed to hospital after a crash in Edinburgh.

A black Vauxhall Corsa collided with a male pedestrian on Easter Road on Tuesday around 10.55am.

A 67-year-old pedestrian and a 70-year-old man, who was driving the car, were both rushed to Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary for treatment.

Police closed with road for over three and a half hours while investigations were carried out at the scene.

Officers are now appealing to the public for information.

Road policing sergeant Paul Ewing said: “We’re asking for anyone who was in the Easter Road area and witnessed the crash, or may have seen the Corsa beforehand, to please come forward.

“We are also keen to speak with any other motorists who may have possible dashcam footage from the area around the time in question.

“Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting incident 1088 of May 9, 2023.”

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