Man arrested after three-vehicle crash on A702 near Penicuik

A 50-year-old man was arrested in connection with traffic offences after a three-vehicle crash on the A702 at Silverburn last Friday.

By Kevin Quinn
Monday, 3rd May 2021, 9:38 am
Stock photo.
Stock photo.

No one is believed to have been seriously injured in the incident at around 3.40pm.

It closed the main route between Edinburgh and M74 cross-Border motorway for nearly two hours.

A police spokesperson said: "Emergency services were called to the report of a three-vehicle road traffic crash on the A702 at Silverburn, near Penicuik, Midlothian, around 3.40pm on Friday, April 30.

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“A 50-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with road traffic offences and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

“The road re-opened around 5.20pm.”