Edinburgh City Bypass travel news: Two multi-vehicle crashes spark traffic chaos

Traffic is slow on the Edinburgh Bypass this evening. Picture: Traffic Scotland/Twitter
Traffic is slow on the Edinburgh Bypass this evening. Picture: Traffic Scotland/Twitter
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Motorists are facing major traffic disruption this morning after two separate multi-vehicle crashes on the Edinburgh City Bypass.

Police were alerted to the incidents on the A720 Westbound between Baberton and Calder at around 7.45am.

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One crash involved a Kia Sportage, a Ford Fiesta and a VW Passat, while the other involved a Volvo, Citreon Dispatch van and an Audi Q3.

Traffic Scotland say lane 1 of the Westbound carriageway is currently blocked and queues have joined existing congestion back to Gilmerton.

It is not yet known if there are any injuries.

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