Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Edinburgh car crash OAP in critical condition

Street junction in Edinburgh
Image caption Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses to come forward

A 74-year-old woman is in a critical condition after being hit by a car at traffic lights in Edinburgh.

Police said the Ford Fiesta struck the woman when the vehicle moved away from the lights at the junction of Charlotte Square and Rose Street at about 19:30 on Sunday.

Officers were keen to speak to the driver of a green BMW which was also at the traffic lights.

They urged anyone who had witnessed the incident to contact the police.

The injured woman was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

Sgt Ross Drummond said: "We are urging anyone who witnessed the collision to come forward and help with police enquiries.

"We are particularly keen to speak to the driver of the green BMW, who was present at the same lights when the incident took place."