A PENSIONER has been left fighting for life after being hit by a car at the junction of Charlotte Square and Rose Street.
The accident happened at around 7.30pm on Sunday when a Ford Fiesta struck the 74-year-old woman when the vehicle moved away from the traffic lights.
A green BMW was also present at the scene, however the driver has not yet given a statement to police. Police say the woman suffered several injuries and was taken the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where she is in a critical condition.
PS Ross Drummond said: “We are urging anyone who witnessed the collision to come forward and help with police inquiries. We are particularly keen to speak to the driver of the green BMW, who was present at the same lights when the incident took place. Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”