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

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.

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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.

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.