Appeal after hit and run in Kirkliston

Published 24 January 2018

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a hit and run collision in Kirkliston.

The incident took place in Main Street, near the Scotmid store, around 5.25pm on Monday 22nd January.

A 67-year-old man was struck by a small silver car, possibly a Fiat Punto, as he crossed the road from the north to south.

The driver did not stop and the vehicle was last seen continuing west along Main Street.

The pedestrian was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary with a serious injury to his foot.

PC Karen Russell of Edinburgh's Road Policing Unit said: "Our enquiries continue to establish the full circumstances surrounding this collision, which left a man with a serious injury.

"As part of this, we're urging anyone who may have witnessed the collision, who saw the car in the area or who has any information which may be able to help to contact us as soon as possible."

Those with information are asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 2573 of 22nd January.

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