Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Elderly man trapped under articulated lorry in Edinburgh

An elderly man is being treated for serious leg injuries after being trapped under an articulated lorry in Edinburgh.

Firefighters used huge air bags to lift the lorry off the man at the junction of Howdenhall Road with Kaimes crossroads and Captain's Road.

The accident happened just after 14:30. The man has been taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

The road was closed until 16:25 for a police investigation.

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