Driver Dies After Van Hits Wall

A 47-year-old man has died following a serious road crash.

The incident happened at 3.40pm on Saturday on the A6094 in the Howgate area, Midlothian.

A red Citroen Berlingo van struck a dry stone wall and overturned in the village.

The male driver was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

A 14-year-old male passenger was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary as a precaution.

Sergeant Neil Inglis said: "Inquiries into this collision continue and our sincere condolences remain with the family of the driver at this very difficult time.

"We've spoken to a number of people so far but anyone who witnessed this and who has not yet been in touch is urged to come forward.''

Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101.

Recently Played Tracks

To listen live, choose your preferred location:

Go

On TV: 17 Sleeps Til Santa!

6pm - 7pm

Watch heart TV

  • Paul McCartney Wonderful Christmastime

    18:32

    iTunes

  • Wham! Last Christmas

    18:27

    iTunes

  • Mud Lonely This Christmas

    18:19

    iTunes

  • Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas?

    18:16

    iTunes

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Shopping Our Advertisers

Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart Scotland- East.

Follow Heart on Twitter