Edinburgh road closed after 'serious' crash leaves car on its side

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The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service sent two appliances to the scene and used cutting gear.

An Edinburgh road has been closed after a 'serious' crash left a car on its side.

The collision, involving one car, happened on Millerhill Road in the Newton Village area of the city at about 1:30pm.

A fire service spokeswoman said two appliances were called to the scene and that cutting gear was used.

The spokeswoman said it was a one vehicle crash which resulted in a car ending up on its side.

Details of injuries are not known at this stage.

Millerhill Road in the south east of Edinburgh. Pic: Google Maps

Millerhill Road in the south east of Edinburgh. Pic: Google Maps

The council-run Edinburgh Travel News has tweeted that Millerhill Road has been closed as a result of the crash.

One twitter user described the crash as "serious" and said all emergency services in attendance, with heavy traffic in the area.