Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Witness appeal after pedestrian hit by car in Edinburgh

Police have appealed for witnesses after a pedestrian was hit by a car in Edinburgh.

The 25-year-old man was at Picardy Place, at the junction with Broughton Street, at about 0320 BST when he stepped onto the road and was struck by a Vauxhall Vectra.

He was taken to the Royal Infirmary where he is being treated for serious head and neck injuries.

A police spokesman said the area was often busy, even in the early hours.

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