Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man crushed under lorry during fight in Edinburgh

Ferry Road Pic: Brian Innes
Image caption Ferry Road was closed for a police investigation

A man has been killed after being crushed under a lorry in Edinburgh.

It is understood Jaime Brynes, 36, was attempting to throw a punch during an argument on Ferry Road at 09:00 when he missed and toppled over into the road.

He was hit by a truck and died while being taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary by ambulance.

The road was closed for several hours while emergency services worked at the scene. Police said his death was non-suspicious.

A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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