Car smashes into Stockbridge Costa Coffee shop after two vehicle collision

A car was shunted into a Costa Coffee shop in Stockbridge this morning following a two vehicle crash.

Wednesday, 25th September 2019, 1:54 pm
The Costa has been boarded up and the taxi has been badly damaged.

The incident happened at the coffee shop in Raeburn Place just after 1am on Wednesday.

Pictures sent to the Evening News show the coffee shop boarded up at the front and a damaged private hire car with police tape around it.

A police spokesman said an ambulance attended but there were no serious injuries as a result of the collision.

The spokesman said two cars - a Nissan Juke and Toyota Prius - collided before one of the vehicles thought to be the private hire car, was shunted into the glass frontage.

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A Costa Coffee spokeswoman said: “We can confirm that an incident took place at our Costa Coffee store in Stockbridge, Edinburgh in the early hours of this morning. This is now a police matter, but the store is set to re-open tomorrow morning as normal.”

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