Edinburgh traffic: Crash involving car and minibus sees 'several' people taken to hospital

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A car and mini bus collided on Saturday morning.

A crash on a busy Edinburgh road on Saturday morning saw 'several' people taken to hospital.

Emergency services were called to St John's Road around 9.30am on Saturday morning, after a mini bus and car collided.

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Police closed off a section of the Corstorphine road from the busy junction at the Bank of Scotland. Congestion is being faced by drivers as a result of the smash, with diversion in place after the road partially reopened around 10.40am.

Officers said 'several' people were treated for minor injuries following the smash.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were called around 9.30am on Saturday, 30 March, to a report of a crash involving a car and a minibus on St Johns Road in Edinburgh.

“Emergency services attended and several people were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

“The road was closed for recovery and partially re-opened around 10.40am. Road users are thanked for their patience.”

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