Edinburgh traffic: Three-car crash forces closure of Pleasance

A three-car crash prompted the closure of Pleasance in both directions on Saturday afternoon.

Saturday, 31st July 2021, 3:01 pm

The cars are understood to have collided at the junction of the Southside road with East Adam Street at around 1:30pm.

Photos taken at the scene showed a badly-damaged black SUV facing up the hill, with a white and a blue hatchback facing in the opposite direction.

Police officers and the Scottish Ambulance Service were also pictured in attendance.

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A spokesperson for the force said the cars have since been removed and confirmed that Pleasance has reopened to traffic.

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A crash has prompted the closure of Pleasance in both direction.