Edinburgh traffic: Lorry 'stuck' at Cameron Toll roundabout causing delays as drivers warned to avoid route

Motorists have been warned to avoid the area
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Drivers in Edinburgh are facing severe delays after a lorry became 'stuck’ and crashed at the busy Cameron Toll roundabout.

Traffic is very slow both ways along Peffermill Road and Niddrie Mains Road with motorists warned to avoid the route.

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Images from the scene show that traffic is at a standstill in all directions. Police are in attendance and directing traffic as the recovery and removal of the vehicle takes place. The crash was reported shortly after midday, when the lorry got into trouble while trying to reverse.

Drivers in Edinburgh are facing delays after a lorry became stuck at Cameron TollDrivers in Edinburgh are facing delays after a lorry became stuck at Cameron Toll
Drivers in Edinburgh are facing delays after a lorry became stuck at Cameron Toll

Traffic is still able to pass through the roundabout but is moving very slowly with many cars on Dalkeith Road opting to turn around. It is unknown if anyone was injured during the incident.A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 12.30pm on Tuesday, 21 November, 2023 we received a report of a lorry stuck at a roundabout near Cameron Toll. Officers are assisting with traffic management and recovery is underway."

Edinburgh Travel News said: “Bridge at Cameron Toll /Peffermill Road. Avoid this route for the time being. A lorry has become stuck here. Police and recovery are in attendance. Traffic is very slow both ways along Peffermill Road and Niddrie Mains Road.”

One eyewitness said on Twitter: “Difficult to know what has happened here at Cameron Toll but now this lorry is quite stuck and the wheels spinning. Bus driver has alerted police but it is “chaos” and one to avoid.”

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