Road closed as emergency services attend vehicle fire on A720

Drivers have been advised to expect delays in the area.

Road closed as emergency services attend vehicle fire on A720 in Edinburgh Traffic Scotland
Delays: Vehicle fire on road.

The Edinburgh Bypass has been closed to traffic after emergency services were called to a vehicle on fire.

The incident took place on the A720 at Sherifhall Roundabout on Wednesday morning.

The road has been closed westbound from the roundabout as a result leading to long queues of traffic building up.

Police Scotland urged drivers to find an alternative route while recovery takes place.

Traffic Scotland warned drivers to expect a 20 minute delay westbound and a ten minute delay eastbound in the area.

Emergency services remain at the scene and drivers are advised to avoid the area.