Pensioner hospitalised after being struck by car outside Dalkeith bank

A pensioner was rushed to hospital yesterday after a car struck a pedestrian outside a Bank of Scotland branch in Dalkeith.

Tuesday, 4th December 2018, 8:40 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th December 2018, 10:50 am

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.

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The scene outside the bank

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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The scene in Dalkeith