Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Trapped driver freed from taxi in Edinburgh

A driver has been freed from his taxi after he was trapped following a crash with a van in Edinburgh.

The accident happened at the junction of Blackfriars Street and the Cowgate just before 09:00.

Firefighters freed the man from the green taxi but his injuries are unknown.

It is understood the driver in the white Ford Transit van was unhurt. The roads have now been reopened.

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