Friday 03rd December 2021,
North Edinburgh Community News

Police appeal for witnesses following Ravelston Dykes collision

Police are investigating following a road traffic crash which happened at Ravelston Dykes at the junction with Murrayfield Road.

At around 1.25pm on Thursday, 2 December, 2021, a beige VW Golf being driven east on Ravelston Dykes Road, at the junction with Murrayfield Road, collided with a white Citroen C3 before overturning and coming to rest in a nearby garden.

The driver and sole occupant of the Golf, a 61-year-old man, was extricated from the vehicle and taken to hospital for treatment. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. The driver of the Citroen was uninjured.

Police attended along with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the Scottish Ambulance Service. The roadway was closed until around 5.10pm to allow for the vehicle to be recovered from the scene.

Sergeant Jill Kirkpatrick from Police Scotland’s Road Policing Unit based in Edinburgh said: 

“I’d like to thank those members of the public who came to assist the driver at the scene and provided immediate attention to him prior to the arrival of emergency services.

“We would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the crash, particularly the VW Golf before it collided with the Citroen, and anyone who could have dash-cam footage of the incident is asked to provide this to us as soon as possible.”

Those with information should contact Police Scotland on 101 and quote incident number 1578 of 2 December 2021.

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