Elderly Pedestrian Suffers Head Injury After Being Struck By Car

14 November 2017, 11:14

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An elderly pedestrian suffered a head injury after being struck by a car while crossing an Edinburgh road.

The incident happened around 8.05am on Tuesday on Niddrie Mains Road at the junction with Hay Drive.

The 81-year-old man was on foot when he was involved in the collision with a white Jaguar XF.

Police say he was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment to a head injury.

Inquiries are ongoing into the incident and anyone with information is asked to come forward.

Inspector Roger Park, from the Road Policing Unit at Fettes, said: "As part of our ongoing inquiries, we are eager to speak with any motorists or members of the public who were on Niddrie Mains Road on Tuesday morning and saw what happened during this incident.

"In particular, we would like any drivers with dashboard cameras, which may have captured the collision taking place to contact us immediately."

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101.