Motorists delayed at Hermiston Gait after beer kegs spilled

EDINBURGH city bypass and Hermiston Gait junction hit by tailbacks after dozens of beer kegs fall from a lorry.

Thursday, 20th October 2016, 4:35 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 6:52 pm
Fallen beer kegs have caused disruption at Hermiston Gait. Picture: Keith Struthers/Twitter

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One man sustained injuries as a result of the accident but is not thought to be seriously injured.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police and emergency services are currently in attendance at the Hermiston Gait Junction, Edinburgh, following a two vehicle road traffic collision.

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“The incident happened around 11.30am on Thursday, October 20, when an HGV vehicle and a silver van were involved in a collision.

“One man has sustained injuries, but these do not appear to be serious at this time. Part of the road is currently closed and will be reopened in due course.

“The public are thanked for their patience at this time.”