Edinburgh crash: Two teenage girls rushed to Edinburgh hospital after being hit by vehicle on Gorgie Road

The incident happened on busy Edinburgh street just before 4pm on Thursday afternoon
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Two teenage girls have been taken to hospital after being struck by a vehicle in Edinburgh.

A large emergency response, with multiple ambulances and police cars, rushed to the scene on Gorgie Road just before 4pm on Thursday (August 31).

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Police closed off a section of the street near Hearts FC’s Tynecastle Stadium following the incident.

Two teenage girls have been rushed to Edinburgh hospital after being hit by vehicle on Gorgie Road. Photos: Lord Woolamaloo / TwitterTwo teenage girls have been rushed to Edinburgh hospital after being hit by vehicle on Gorgie Road. Photos: Lord Woolamaloo / Twitter
Two teenage girls have been rushed to Edinburgh hospital after being hit by vehicle on Gorgie Road. Photos: Lord Woolamaloo / Twitter

Officers later confirmed that the girls were taken to hospital, where their condition is not currently known.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 3.50pm on Thursday police were called to a report of a crash on Gorgie Road, Edinburgh, involving two pedestrians.

“Two female youths were taken to hospital for treatment and enquiries into the crash remain ongoing.”