Driver flips car in rush-hour Musselburgh crash

Old Craighall Road, Musselburgh, was closed for two hours. Picture; Ellen Watters
Old Craighall Road, Musselburgh, was closed for two hours. Picture; Ellen Watters

A LUCKY driver escaped unhurt after losing control on a roundabout and hitting a lamppost just off the A1.

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Firefighters cut the woman free from her Honda Jazz this morning. Picture Ellen Watters

Firefighters cut the woman free from her Honda Jazz this morning. Picture Ellen Watters

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The Honda Jazz was flipped onto its side by the force of the impact at about 8.40am near the Musselburgh Travelodge.

Commuters were diverted as the B6415 Old Craighall Road was closed for nearly two hours.

The woman driver was freed by firefighters but walked away from the crash uninjured.