Lamborghini crashes near Wallyford

POLICE in East Lothian are appealing for witnesses following a three-car collision near Wallyford, which resulted in five people being hospitalised.

File picture: Lisa Ferguson
File picture: Lisa Ferguson

The incident happened at around 2:40pm on Monday, February 1, on the A6094 between Wallyford and Dalkeith.

A grey-coloured Lamborghini Gallardo, a maroon coloured Ford Focus and a green Ford Fiesta were all involved in the collision. Police are now appealing to anyone who saw the vehicles prior to this incident to come forward.

The Lamborghini had been travelling southbound on the A1 and exited at the Wallyford junction before continuing on the A6094 heading towards Whitecraig. Meanwhile, the Ford Focus followed by the Ford Fiesta were travelling in the opposite direction from the Whitecraig area. The cars collided near the Whitecraig roundabout.

All three emergency services attended and the road was closed until shortly after 8pm while collision investigation work was carried out.

Three men and two women were transferred by ambulance to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for medical attention.

Pc Julie Bishop who is based in Dalkeith said: “Our inquiries into this matter are ongoing and I would be interested to hear from anyone who saw these vehicles prior to the collision to contact police.

“Likewise, I would ask anyone who saw the collision itself to come forward if not already done so.”

Those with relevant information should contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.