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.
“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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