Lorry driver charged with careless driving over A1 crash

A lorry driver has been charged with careless driving after his vehicle crashed into a roundabout.

Friday, 5th January 2018, 11:43 am
Updated Friday, 5th January 2018, 1:07 pm
A driver has been charged with careless driving

The incident happened at around 1.20am on Friday at Old Craighall Roundabout on the A1 in Edinburgh.

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Emergency services attended and shut the road for around three-and-a-half hours while the lorry was recovered.

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A police spokeswoman said: “Police Scotland can confirm that a 36-year-old man has been charged in connection with careless driving following a road traffic collision at Old Craighall Roundabout.”

No other vehicles were involved and the lorry driver was not hurt.

The procurator fiscal has been informed.