Man injured after car flips

A YOUNG driver was rushed to hospital after his car flipped over on the motorway and fell on to an embankment.

The 20-year-old suffered suspected neck, chest and arm injuries in the incident, which happened just before 1pm yesterday on the A1 eastbound between Macmerry and Tranent.

In a separate incident, a pensioner suffered a suspected broken leg after she was run over at Haymarket. The incident happened near the train station at around 4.20pm. The woman, believed to be in her 70s, was struck by a taxi.