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Appeal after child injured in Edinburgh collision

Published 25th June 2020

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses to a collision involving a car and a child pedestrian in the Portobello area of the city.

The incident involved a seven-year-old boy and a Toyota C-HR car around 9.20pm on Wednesday, 24 June on Abercorn Terrace.

The boy was taken to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children for treatment to serious injuries. His condition is described as stable.

The driver of the Toyota was uninjured.

Sergeant Peter Scott of the Edinburgh Road Policing Unit said:

"We are carrying out enquiries to establish the full circumstances which led to this incident."

"I would urge any witnesses or anyone who have dashcam or private CCTV footage to contact police."

"You can pass information by calling 101, quoting incident 4084 of 24 June."


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