Women struck by taxi on Princes Street

Emergency services are attending an incident on Princes Street after a female pedestrian was struck by a taxi.

Thursday, 5th January 2017, 12:06 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 3:00 am
Emergency services at the scene on Princes Street. Picture; Lewis Bryce

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The incident happened around 12:20pm this afternoon with police and emergency services attending the scene.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Edinburgh responded to the East End of Princes Street at around 12.20 p.m. on Thursday January 5 following a collision involving a taxi and a female pedestrian.

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“Emergency services are currently tending to the woman and local road closures are in place.

“Inquiries into the full circumstances surrounding this incident are ongoing.”

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