Police car damaged in dramatic Stenhouse crash

A collision between a police car and a BMW on Stenhouse Road. Picture: Ian Georgeson
A collision between a police car and a BMW on Stenhouse Road. Picture: Ian Georgeson
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A police car has been involved in a major smash with a BMW in Stenhouse this afternoon.

The collision happened at the junction of Stenhouse Road and Calder Road about 2.40pm.

More photos of the dramatic collision. Picture: Ian Georgeson

More photos of the dramatic collision. Picture: Ian Georgeson

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We can confirm that a police vehicle, driving with blue lights and sirens activated, was involved in a collision with a BMW car at around 2.40pm on Wednesday 11 April on Calder Road.

“The female driver of the BMW was treated at the scene by the Scottish Ambulance Service.”

One ambulance crew rushed to the scene after receiving a call from the police at 2.50pm.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue spokesman said: “We received the call at 3.03pm from the police that there was smoke coming from a vehicle after a traffic collision. There are no persons trapped inside.”

Police remain in attendance at the scene of the crash on Stenhouse Road

Police remain in attendance at the scene of the crash on Stenhouse Road

There have been a series of traffic collisions involving police vehicles in Edinburgh over the past 12 months.

In January a police car hit a Mercedes on London Road. Another was involved in a smash at Barnton.

In May last year a police vehicle hit a car on Raeburn Place.

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