Gorgie Road: Pensioner hospitalised after being hit by car in Edinburgh

Police are appealing for witnessess after a pensioner was struck by a vehicle in Edinburgh.

Around 7.55pm on Friday (September 3), police received a report a 70-year-old man was hit by a car in Gorgie Road, near Robertson Avenue.

Enquiries so far have established that two cars, a silver Jaguar and black BMW, were travelling east at this location when the pedestrian was struck.

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Officers are appealing for information after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Edinburgh.

Emergency services attended and the man was taken to hospital.

Both drivers initially stopped, however, the driver of the silver Jaguar, left the scene before police arrived.

Constable Denise Gall, of Dalkeith Road Policing Unit, said: “We are appealing for anyone with any information to get in touch. In particular, if anyone has a dash cam device, please check your footage as your images could assist our investigation.

“Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 3131 of 3 September, 2021.”

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