Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Pedestrian seriously hurt in Edinburgh road accident

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a car in Edinburgh.

The 39-year-old was injured as he was crossing the Lothian Road just before midnight. Lothian and Borders Police said he was struck by a Vauxhall Corsa.

He was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where his condition is described as serious.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to try to establish the circumstances of the accident.

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