Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Car ploughs into parked caravan in Edinburgh garden

car crash Image copyright ALAN SIMPSON

A teenage boy has been detained after a car ploughed into a caravan in an Edinburgh garden.

Police said they were called following reports of the car being driven erratically on Groathill Road North at about 08:10.

The car, believed to be a Mercedes, then crashed into a caravan in a garden on the same road.

The police helicopter was called in to search for two other people who were in the car.

No-one was in the caravan when the car crashed into it.

The car has now been removed from the scene.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Police in Edinburgh responded to a report of a car driving erratically on Groathill Road North around 8.10am on Wednesday 14 September.

"The vehicle was subsequently involved in a collision with a stationary caravan on Groathill Road North.

"Inquiries are on going to trace the two outstanding suspects

"The search activity is being supported by colleagues in the air support unit."

Image caption The car that struck the caravan has now been removed

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