Motorists facing major delays after multi-vehicle crash on Edinburgh City Bypass

Motorists are facing major rush-hour delays on the City Bypass following a crash involving at least four vehicles at Baberton.

Thursday, 10th January 2019, 3:05 pm
Updated Friday, 11th January 2019, 7:20 am
The crash took place on the City Bypass at Baberton. Pic: Traffic Scotland

The collision took place shortly before 3:45pm this afternoon on the eastbound side of the A720 bypass road.

A tweet posted in the last 20 minutes by Traffic Scotland said: "#A720 Edinburgh City Bypass E/B at Baberton - a multivehicle RTC is blocking lane 2 of 2 causing delays of traffic, not good for the start of peak!"

A police spokeswoman said officers were just arriving at the scene, but confirmed the accident involved "at least four vehicles"

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Details of any injuries are unknown at this early stage.

More details to follow.

The crash took place on the City Bypass at Baberton. Pic: Traffic Scotland