Car overturns in late night collision on West Approach Road

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses after a serious crash on the West Approach Road that left one car on its roof.

The collision left one car on its roof. Picture: Road Policing Scotland/Twitter

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 11:10pm on Sunday after reports that a car had crashed on the West Approach Road.

The vehicle, which had been heading westbound, was found overturned after colliding with railings to the rear of Fountain Park.

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One man was checked over at the scene for injuries. He was not taken to hospital.

West Approach Road was closed temporarily last night as a clean-up operation got under way.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “We were called at around ten past eleven on Sunday evening to the West Approach Road to reports of one vehicle overturned following a collision.

“Ambulance a fire were called as a precaution. One man was checked over but didn’t require hospital treatment.”

A spokesperson for Road Policing Scotland added: “One vehicle left the road and collided with a railing. Thankfully no serious injury. Enquiries are on going in respect of the vehicle’s manner of driving.”

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