Queensferry Road reopens after serious accident
POLICE have re-opened the A90 Queensferry Road after a 20-year-old pedestrian was hit by a van this morning, causing major traffic jams.
The man was knocked down by a Ford Transit at around 7am with police closing the road in both directions at the Clermiston junction.
He was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in Edinburgh were in attendance after a serious road collision on Queensferry Road around 7am this morning.
“A 20-year-old pedestrian was involved in a collision with a transit van and was conveyed to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
DISGUSTIN: Identity of Edinburgh girl who did not flush toilet finally revealed
Edinburgh news: Emergency services called to street in the Capital after incident involving cyclist
East Lothian crime news: Three people in hospital, one with serious injuries, after a crash involving a police car on A1
“There were road closures in place on Queensferry Road at the junction with Clermiston Road but the road was reopened at 9.50am.
“Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact Police on 101.”