North Bridge closed to traffic following accident

North Bridge is currently blocked to northbound traffic due to a two-car collision on the route.

Wednesday, 8th November 2017, 1:58 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 3:12 am
The scene at North Bridge. Picture; Nicky McDaid

Drivers are being urged to avoid the route if possible.

Lothian Buses have already confirmed their services are running a diverted route.

Buses are being diverted via George IV Bridge, Market Street and Waverley Bridge until further notice.

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All emergency services are on the scene.

The 45, 300, 5, 29,31,37, 7, 8, 14,49, 30, 33, and 3 services are all affected.

The police were first called at around 1:30pm to the incident.