Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Woman dies after car hits wall in Edinburgh

Gilmerton Road Pic: Jon Savage
Image caption The Vauxhall Astra car crashed through a wall in Gilmerton Road

A 38-year-old woman has died after her car crashed into a wall in Edinburgh on Monday evening.

Emergency crews were called to the scene on the city's Gilmerton Road at about 18:00.

Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service said the woman was freed from the Vauxhall Astra car but was pronounced dead at the scene.

No-one else was in the vehicle. The road was closed for crash inquiries and police appealed for witnesses.

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