A pedestrian has died after a collision with a lorry near the foot of Leith Walk.
Emergency services were called to the scene near the Newkirkgate shopping centre at around 1:10pm on Tuesday after reports of a serious collision involving a pedestrian.
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The Evening News has learned that a male pedestrian has passed away at the scene after being hit by a commercial lorry.
Emergency services remain at the scene.
All roads leading to the Newkirkgate shopping centre have been closed with local diversions put in place.
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Motorists have been advised to avoid the scene.
A number of Lothian Buses services are affected by the closure.