Pensioner serious after being hit by car on Gorgie Road

The crash happened on Gorgie Road. Picture: Google

The crash happened on Gorgie Road. Picture: Google

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A PENSIONER is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a car on Gorgie Road.

The 74-year-old was struck by a blue Suzuki SX4 at around 7.10pm on Saturday at the junction with Wardlaw Place.

He was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, where is remains in a serious condition.

Gorgie Road was temporarily closed while police conducted inquiries and was later reopened.

Officers are now investigating and are appealing for information.

Inspector Richard Latto of Police Scotland’s Road Policing Unit said: “This was a serious collision and we are eager to speak to anyone who may have information.

“I would asked anyone who was in the Gorgie Road area around 7.10pm on Saturday, November 5, and witnessed this collision, to get in touch with us as soon as possible.”

Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.