Two young drivers hospitalised after serious crash on B6371 road in East Lothian

Two young drivers were taken to hospital following a serious crash on an East Lothian road.

By jamie mckenzie
Thursday, 31st October 2019, 12:46 pm
Updated Thursday, 31st October 2019, 12:48 pm

Police said a Vauxhall Corsa car was travelling south on the B6371 Tranent-Ormiston road, when at some point it crossed the carriageway near the bridge over Bellyford Burn and collided with a Ford Fiesta travelling in the other direction. The collision took place at about 8am on Wednesday, October 30th.

The 19-year-old male driver of the Corsa car and 21-year-old male driver of the Fiesta car are currently being treated for their injuries - not believed to be life threatening - at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

Sergeant Jill Kirkpatrick at Edinburgh Road Policing Unit would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the crash and has not already spoken to police.

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The collision happened on the B6371 Tranent-Ormiston road. Pics: Google Maps/Police Scotland

Anyone with information or anyone who has dash cam footage should contact Edinburgh Road Policing Unit via telephone number 101 incident number 0463 of 30 October 2019.