Broomhouse hit-and-run: Man seriously injured in hospital after being hit by vehicle

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A man is critically injured in hospital this morning after a hit-and-run incident in Edinburgh last night.

The incident happened in Broomhouse at around 6.30pm, when 40-year-old man was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle, which did not stop.

The road was closed and he was taken to Edinburgh Royal infirmary, while police are working to identify the driver.

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Police closed the road after the incident.Police closed the road after the incident.
Police closed the road after the incident.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “About 6.30pm on Thursday, 14 April, 2022, officers attended a report of a 40-year-old male pedestrian seriously injured on Broomhouse Drive in Edinburgh after he was involved in a collision with a vehicle.

The male was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh where his condition is described as critical but stable.

The vehicle involved did not stop at the scene and enquires are ongoing to identify the driver. The road has since been reopened.

“Any information should be passed to police by calling 101, quoting incident number 2846 of 14 April, 2022.”

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