Man Seriously Hurt In Edinburgh Crash

A man has been critically injured after a hit-and-run accident.


The incident happened at around 9.45pm on Sunday In Edinburgh's Grassmarket area where a red car hit a male pedestrian in his fifties.

The car did not stop at the scene and drove off towards Lothian Road. The man has been taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh where he is in a critical condition.

Detective Chief Inspector Michelle Johnson said: "The car drove off towards West Port and Lothian Road and I want to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen the collision or the red car afterwards.

"Officers are carrying out inquiries in the Grassmarket, which remains closed to traffic.''

The Grassmarket was shut on the south side between Victoria Street and West Port with diversions in place.

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