Two taken to hospital after being struck by car near Edinburgh Castle

Emergency services were called to the scene at Castle Terrace on Tuesday afternoon.

Two women taken to hospital after being struck by car on Castle Terrace near Edinburgh Castle © Google Maps 2022

Two pensioners have been taken to hospital after being struck by a car near Edinburgh Castle.

Emergency services were called to the Castle Terrace area of the city at around 2.35pm on Tuesday.

Two women, aged 65 and 72, were taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for treatment to injuries.

Their current condition is unknown.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police were called to a report of a crash between a car and two pedestrians on Castle Terrace in Edinburgh at around 2.35pm on Tuesday, July 19, 2022.

“Emergency services attended and two women, aged 65 and 72, were taken by ambulance to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for treatment.

“The road reopened around 3pm.”

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