Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Four car crash on A703 in Midlothian

Four people have been taken to hospital after a four-car crash in Midlothian.

Firefighters were called to the collision on the A703, south of Leadburn, at about 20:45 on Sunday.

A spokesman said there were six casualties - four males and two females. Their ages have not been released.

Four were taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary while the other two were assessed at the scene by ambulance staff.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said it had used hydraulic cutting gear to remove the roof of one of the vehicles and free one of the female casualties trapped in the wreckage.