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

Motorists are facing major traffic disruption this morning after two separate multi-vehicle crashes on the Edinburgh City Bypass.

Tuesday, 22nd January 2019, 7:52 am
Updated Tuesday, 22nd January 2019, 8:03 am
Traffic is slow on the Bypass following two separate road traffic collisions. Picture: Traffic Scotland/Twitter

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.

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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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