Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man hurt in taxi 'hit-and-run' in Edinburgh

A man has been knocked down and injured by a taxi in an apparent hit-and-run in Edinburgh.

The man, who has not been named, was found lying on a footpath in Restalrig Road with a head injury in the early hours of Saturday.

Police said eyewitnesses saw a black hackney-style cab hit the man as he walked along the footpath, before driving away.

Anyone with information was asked to contact police.

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