Delays on Edinburgh's Telford Road after car hits tree

Delays have been reported for drivers heading west along Edinburgh's Telford Road after a road accident this afternoon.

Monday, 29th July 2019, 1:54 pm
The incident took place on Telford Road. Picture: Google

As of 13:15 the westbound carriageway (towards Blackhall) is blocked around Forthview Terrace and police are directing traffic.

Police confirmed to the Edinburgh Evening News that an elderly driver had taken unwell while driving and veered into a tree.

It is understood the man did not need hospital treatment.

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The incident took place on Telford Road. Picture: Google

Drivers are advised to approach with caution and expect traffic.