Two men and three women are in hospital after being hit by a car in Edinburgh city centre.
The vehicle did not stop after knocking down the five people on Rose Street, near the junction with Frederick Street shortly before 1am on Sunday.
The car then drove towards Lothian Road where it crashed with another vehicle.
The men, a 39-year-old and a 60-year-old, and the women, aged, 37, 22 and 65, were all taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment where their conditions are described as stable.
Police arrested a 36-year-old man in relation with the incident.
Lothian Road remains closed as enquiries are ongoing.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 12.40am on Sunday, September 12, we received reports of five pedestrians being hit by a vehicle on Rose Street near its junction with Frederick Street in Edinburgh.
“Two men aged 39 and 60-years old, and three women aged 37, 22 and 65, were taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment where they all remain in stable conditions.
“The vehicle did not stop at the scene and continued to Lothian Road where it was involved in a crash with a another vehicle. No further people were injured.
“Officers arrested a 36-year-old man in connection with the incident. Enquiries remain ongoing.
“Lothian Road remains closed up to the western approach junction.”