Edinburgh pedestrian hit by car as man arrested

Stenhouse Road.
-Credit: (Image: Edinburgh Live.)

A huge police presence has responded to a horror smash between a person and a car in Edinburgh.

The incident took place at around 7.30pm on Stenhouse Road near the Shell petrol station following the collision.

Shocking images show around nine emergency service vehicles at the scene while the busy road has been cordoned off.

It is unclear how serious the injuries were.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "Stenhouse Road is closed between Stenhouse Drive and Stenhouse Cottages following a crash around 7.30pm on Tues 9 July involving a car and a pedestrian.

"Road users are advised to avoid the area. A man, the driver, has been arrested and enquiries are ongoing."

We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. For the latest news and breaking news visit dailyrecord.co.uk

Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you. Follow us on Twitter @Daily_Record - the official Daily Record Twitter account - real news in real time.

We're also on Facebook - your must-see news, features, videos and pictures throughout the day from the Daily Record, Sunday Mail and Record Online.

Don't miss the latest news from around Scotland and beyond - Sign up to our daily newsletter here.