Edinburgh traffic: Delays after car hits stationary vehicle on Myreside Road

Drivers have been facing delays in part of Edinburgh this afternoon after a car struck a stationary vehicle and blocked the road.

Monday, 18th November 2019, 4:11 pm
Updated Monday, 18th November 2019, 4:16 pm
The collision took place in Myreside Road. Pic: Edinburgh Travel News.

The Nissan Note collided with the other vehicle in Myreside Road at about 3:10pm.

A police spokeswoman said the driver of the Nissan has been taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary as a precaution.

The spokeswoman added: "There does not appear to be any serious injuries."

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She said the road was completely blocked at 3:20pm but it's unclear if the road has been fully reopened.

There have been some local reports of traffic being brought to a standstill in the area with only cyclists and pedestrians getting along the road.

The council-run Edinburgh Travel News reported the incident and said the Lothian service 38 was being diverted via Colinton Road-Glenlockhart Road--Morningside Grove.