Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man, 86, in hospital after being hit by Edinburgh taxi

Liberton Place, Edinburgh Image copyright Google
Image caption The man was injured in Liberton Place at about 13:50

An 86-year-old man is in hospital after being knocked down by a taxi in Edinburgh.

The pedestrian was crossing Liberton Place when he was hit at about 13:50.

Police Scotland said the man had non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

The road has been closed for an investigation and diversions are in place.

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