Midlothian drivers warned 'approach with caution' after rush hour crash on major road

Emergency services raced to a collision during rush hour on Thursday evening.

Just after 6.30pm, motorists were warned of a crash on the A702 Easter Howgate by Traffic Scotland. The road was restricted following the smash.

It's not yet known how many vehicles were involved and whether there were any injuries. Police Scotland were made aware and are at the scene.

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Traffic Scotland wrote on X, formally known as Twitter: "A702 Easter Howgate. Road restricted due to a collision. Police are aware.

"Please approach with caution".

Police Scotland has been approached for comment.

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