Princes Street blocked after collision between pedestrian and a bus
POLICE blocked off Princes Street this afternoon after reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a bus.
Paramedics were also called to the main thoroughfare in the West End at 3.40pm.
Traffic westbound on Princes Street is currently at a standstill while there is currently no access to southbound Lothian Road.
Buses are being diverted and trams are currently running between the West End and the airport only.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Emergency services were called at 3.40pm to reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle."
Eye witnesses have reported the accident seemed to be fatal, but Police Scotland has not given an update.