Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Pedestrian hit by car in Edinburgh 'seriously hurt'

Junction of Muirhouse Parkway and Pennywell Medway Image copyright Google
Image caption The 65-year-old man was hit by a white Renault Clio at the junction of Muirhouse Parkway and Pennywell Medway

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after being knocked down by a car on a road in Edinburgh.

The 65-year-old man was hit by a white Renault Clio at about 14:30 on Thursday at the junction of Muirhouse Parkway and Pennywell Medway.

The man is being treated at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. The driver of the car is not understood to have been hurt.

Police are now investigating and are appealing for information.

Sgt Iain Blain, of Police Scotland, said: "This was a serious collision and we are eager to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident.

"If you were in the area and witnessed anything which would help our investigation I would ask that you get in touch with us immediately."

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