Edinburgh roads: Emergency services race to multi-vehicle City Bypass crash
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Emergency services raced to the A720 this morning following a rush-hour crash.
The collision involving five vehicles happened just before 9am.
Drivers faced heavy delays following the crash.
Traffic Scotland said on X: "The #A720 at the Gilmerton slip has CLOSEDeastbound due to a multi-vehicle collision. Police and TRISS are on scene. Updates to follow. #PleaseUseAlt routes”
One lane reopened around 10am. Both lanes were reopened by 10.38 as drivers were urged to take care.
A Police spokesperson said: "Around 8.35am on Tuesday, 13 February 2024, police received a report of a crash involving five vehicles on the A720 at the Gilmartin Junction
eastbound. There were no reports of anyone injured. Officers attended and diversions were put in place."