Lanark Road incident: 64-year-old woman taken to hospital after fire crew 'cut someone out of car' after vehicle struckparked car on A70 near to Woodhall Drive, Juniper Green

A 64-year-old woman has been taken to hospital after reports of someone being cut out of a car by fire crew as emergency services dealt with a vehicle ‘struck by a parked car’ at Lanark Road in Edinburgh.

Friday, 25th June 2021, 6:14 pm

The 64 year-old was taken to hospital by ambulance after a crash occurred at around 2.50pm on Friday, June 25 just outside Juniper Green Parish Church on the A70 near to Woodhall Drive, Juniper Green.

According to a witness, someone is currently being cut out of a car by the fire service and a car is on its side.

It is understood that a vehicle struck a parked car.

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The 64-year-old’s condition is not yet known.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "We were called to a report of a one vehicle crash on Lanark Road in Edinburgh around 2.50pm on Friday 25 June. Emergency services attended and a 64-year-old woman was taken to hospital by ambulance.

"The road was re-opened shortly before 5pm.”

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 2.44pm on Friday, June 25 to reports of a road traffic collision involving two vehicles on Lanark Road, Juniper Green, Edinburgh.

Police Scotland and other emergency services dealing with the one vehicle road traffic collision near to Woodhall Drive, Juniper Green (Photo: Google Maps).
Police Scotland and other emergency services dealing with the one vehicle road traffic collision near to Woodhall Drive, Juniper Green (Photo: Google Maps).

“Operations Control mobilised two appliances and crews are currently still at the scene.”

Lanark Road was fully reopened this evening after being closed in both directions following the incident.

The Scottish Ambulance Service have been contacted for comment.

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