Teenager in hospital after taxi collision

A YOUNG man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was struck by a taxi in the city centre.

The 19-year-old man was hit by a black cab on George IV Bridge at around 2.20am on Saturday.

He was taken to the Western General Hospital by ambulance.

A spokeswoman for Lothian and Borders Police said: "The injured party sustained serious injuries and is being treated within the Western General Hospital."

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George IV Bridge was closed following the incident, and reopened at around 7.15am on Saturday.

Lothian and Borders Police appealed for any witnesses.