Edinburgh Portobello Road crash sees 3 people taken to hospital and road closed

Serious crash sees three taken to hospital

Three people have been taken to hospital after a serious car crash which saw a vehicle’s roof cut off.

The two vehicle crash in Portobello Road prompted a major emergency services response, with police having been called at 4pm. Ambulance and fire crews were also in attendance.

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Shocking pictures from the scene show several emergency services vehicles on the road, which was closed for hours. Others show a car without its roof, which is seen lying on the floor next to the vehicle.

A car was seen with its roof cut off and lying next to the vehicle

A spokesman from Police Scotland said: “Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing." Scottish Fire and Rescue service has been approached for comment