Woman charged after car involved in incident with Palestine protesters 

Officers received reports of minor injuries from pedestrians, but no medical attention was required.

Woman charged after car involved in incident with Palestine protesters in Edinburgh STV News

A woman has been charged with driving offences after her car collided with a small of people taking part in a Palestine demonstration in Edinburgh.

At around 2.30pm on January 13, hundreds of protesters calling for a ceasefire in the war-torn territory were gathered on Ramsay Lane in the capital when the incident occurred.

Officers received reports of minor injuries from pedestrians, but no medical attention was required.

Police confirmed that a 70-year-old woman has been arrested and charged in connection with a driving offence.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 2.30pm on Saturday, January 13, 2024, we were made aware of a road crash involving a car and a small number of pedestrians in Ramsay Lane, Edinburgh.

“Officers received reports of minor injuries from pedestrians, but no medical attention was required.

“A 70-year-old woman has been arrested and charged in connection with a driving offence.

“A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”

The demonstration was one of several pro-Palestine protests taking place across the UK and Ireland on Saturday, including in London and Dublin.

Organisers of the Edinburgh demonstration said “several thousand” people attended.

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