A TEENAGE boy was taken to hospital after being knocked down in a road accident on the outskirts of Dalkeith.
The 16-year-old was hit by a vehicle at traffic lights on Millerhill Road at around 4:10pm yesterday.
He was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary by ambulance suffering from ankle and hip injuries, but these were not thought to be life-threatening.
Millerhill Road remained closed in both directions for over two hours between The Wisp & Old Craighall Road as a result of the accident.
In a separate incident, a child was taken to the Sick Kids Hospital after a Peugeot 206 overturned near a roundabout on the A198 Tranent to Meadowmill road at around 2:40pm yesterday.
The child’s injuries were not thought to be serious.