Edinburgh City Bypass: Delays eastbound at Dreghorn after collision involving several vehicles

A major Capital road was closed after a collision involving what appears to be several vehicles.

Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 5:29 pm
Updated Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 7:26 pm

The incident occurred on Wednesday evening on the Edinburgh City Bypass where a lane is blocked eastbound at Dreghorn.

Traffic has been disrupted following the crash, with reports delays of around 60 minutes.

Traffic Scotland alerted motorists on social media at 5:06pm, posting on Twitter: “Lane 2 (of 2) is blocked E/B at Dreghorn due to an RTC.

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“Lane 1 is partially blocked, traffic is getting past on the hard shoulder.

“Police & TRISS en route

“Traffic is slow from Baberton”.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 5.10pm on Wednesday, 2 June, officers were called to a report of a four car crash on the A720, Edinburgh by-pass near the Dreghorn junction. Ambulance also attended.”

A crash has reported on the Edinburgh City Bypass on Wednesday evening. Traffic Scotland / Twitter

Meanwhile, Traffic Scotland has reported another crash on the M8 westbound.

Posting on Twitter, Traffic Scotland wrote: “Lane 2 (of 2) closed W/B at J3a due to an RTC.

“Emergency services on scene.

“Traffic is slow tailing back to J3 - approx 20 min”.

More to follow.

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