Man, 44, rushed to Edinburgh hospital after being hit by van as police arrest driver

Police arrested the driver of the van in connection with the incident
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A man has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a van in Edinburgh.

The collision took place shortly before 4pm on Monday (February 19) on Lanark Road, near the Water of Leith Visitor Centre.

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Emergency services rushed to the scene and a 41-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment.

A man has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a van in Edinburgh.A man has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a van in Edinburgh.
A man has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a van in Edinburgh.

The van driver, a 55-year-old man, has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

Police said enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of the collision and that a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 2373 of Monday, February 19.