Witness appeal following crash in Edinburgh city centre

Published 11 November 2019

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a crash involving a taxi and a pedestrian in the city centre.

The incident happened around 2am on Monday, 11 November, on North Bridge, near a bus stop opposite the Balmoral Hotel involving an Edinburgh licensed taxi and a pedestrian.

A 27-year-old man was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary by the Scottish Ambulance Service where he remains in a critical condition.

Sergeant Jennifer Forbes, of Edinburgh Road Policing, said: “We are carrying out enquiries to establish the full circumstances that led to this crash. In particular we are keen to speak to anyone who may have dash-cam footage or who was walking in the area at the time.

“We would urge anyone with information who has not yet spoken to police to come forward to help with our investigation.

“If you can help please contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 0238 of 11 November, or make a call anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111”.

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