A pensioner was rushed to hospital yesterday after a car struck a pedestrian outside a Bank of Scotland branch in Dalkeith.
Police Scotland said the bank staff on the High Street raised the alarm at around 2.30pm following a road traffic collision outside their branch.
A spokeswoman said the force received reports that a car had hit a pedestrian before crashing into a wall.
Eye-witnesses at the scene claimed to have seen an OAP hit by the car while crossing the road and crushed into the wall.
Ambulance personnel removed one casualty - believed to be an elderly man - to hospital, with no details released on their condition.
The police spokeswoman appealed for anyone who witnessed the accident to come forward.
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