Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Woman dies after car and truck crash on A1 near Dunbar

A 26-year-old woman has died after her car was involved in a collision with a Ford Transit pick-up on the A1 near Dunbar in East Lothian.

It happened on the northbound carriageway at about 07:50.

The 54-year-old man driving the pick-up was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. His injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.

The road was closed in both directions while investigations were carried out. Police have appealed for witnesses.

The woman was driving a Kia Cerato.

Sgt Gary Taylor from Police Scotland said: "Sadly, a young woman has lost her life as a result of this collision and our thoughts are with her family and loved ones at this difficult time.

"I'd urge anyone who was travelling in the area and who witnessed this incident or the movements of either vehicle prior to the collision to contact police immediately if they haven't already done so."

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