Woman dies and two in hospital after crash between car and two lorries

Emergency services attended and the 68-year-old female driver of the Kuga was pronounced dead at the scene.

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A woman has died and two people are in hospital after a crash between a car and two lorries on the Edinburgh bypass.

Shortly before 1pm on Thursday, December 21, police were called to the three-vehicle collision on the A720 at Dreghorn which involved a white Ford Kuga and two HGVs.

Emergency services attended and the 68-year-old female driver of the Kuga was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 37-year-old woman and a 70-year-old man, who were passengers in the car, were taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for treatment.

The road was closed while investigations were carried out and fully reopened around 3.35pm.

Sergeant Paul Ewing said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the woman who died as a result of this crash.

“Our enquiries are ongoing and I would ask anyone who witnessed the crash or the car prior to the crash, who have not already spoken to police to contact us.

“I would also appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time and who may have dash cam footage which could assist to get in touch.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference 1734 of December 21, 2023.

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