Driver in hospital after Edinburgh City Bypass crash

A driver has been taken to hospital after his car crashed into the central reservation of a city bypass.

The collision happened at 06:47 on the westbound Edinburgh City Bypass between Straiton and Lothianburn.

The man was trapped in his car and was removed by firefighters.

The driver, believed to have been the only person involved in the one-vehicle crash, was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary with minor injuries.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said crews from Liberton, Dalkeith and Sighthill were involved in the rescue operation.

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