Driver cut free from car in Piershill Terrace crash

A driver had to be cut free from his car after a horrific rush-hour smash this afternoon.

Thursday, 11th May 2017, 4:50 pm
Updated Friday, 12th May 2017, 12:03 pm
The scene of the crash outside Morrisons on Piershill Terrace. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

The man’s Volkswagen Scirocco and a Skoda Superb collided on Piersfield Terrace at the busy junction outside Morrisons supermarket.

Debris was strewn across both carriageways by the impact of the crash at about 3pm.

Firefighters freed the Scirocco driver before he was taken to hospital.

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The scene of the crash outside Morrisons on Piershill Terrace. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

A police spokeswoman confirmed officers are investigating and enquiries are ongoing.

“Police and emergency services attended,” added the spokeswoman. “The male driver of the Volkswagen Scirocco sustained suspected serious injuries and was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 2007 of May 11.

Firefighters cut the roof off a car involved in the crash on Piershill Terrace. Picture: Andrew O'Brien
One man had to be cut free by the Fire Service and was taken to hospital in an ambulance. Picture: Andrew O'Brien
The scene of the crash outside Morrisons on Piershill Terrace. Picture: Andrew O'Brien
Firefighters cut the roof off a car involved in the crash on Piershill Terrace. Picture: Andrew O'Brien
One man had to be cut free by the Fire Service and was taken to hospital in an ambulance. Picture: Andrew O'Brien