Man charged after two cut free from car following A1 crash

A man has been charged following the incident on the A1.
A man has been charged following the incident on the A1.

A man has been charged following a crash on the A1.

Emergency services attended the incident on Friday afternoon following the incident just after 2pm on the A1 between the Spott and Thistly Cross roundabout.

A man and a woman had to be cut free from a car following the accident on the A1.

Firefighters from around the Lothians used hydraulic cutting equipment to free the man and woman before they were taken to the Royal Infirmary.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland confirmed that a Mini Cooper and a Renault Van were involved in the incident although no one was seriously injured.

They said: “The female driver and male passenger of the Cooper, aged 42 and 16, were taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh with non life-threatening injuries.

“The road was reopened around 5.50pm and the public are thanked for their patience during this time.

“A 26-year-old man has been charged in connection with this and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”