Teen in hospital after taxi smash

St John's Road, Corstorphine. Picture:  Neil Hanna
St John's Road, Corstorphine. Picture: Neil Hanna
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A 13-YEAR-OLD boy was taken to hospital after being hit by a taxi on a city road.

The incident happened on Saturday, at around 12.35pm, on St Johns Road, Corstorphine, outside the Tanz tanning salon.

The boy suffered injuries to his legs, with the driver stopping at the scene until he was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for treatment.

His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening,

The road was closed completely in both directions between Corstorphine Bank Drive and the Roundabout at Drumbrae South.

Inspector Davie Ferguson, from Corstorphine Police Station, said: “As part of our ongoing inquiries we are keen to hear from any motorists or members of the public who witnessed this incident and I would urge them to contact police immediately should they have any information.”

Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101.