Pensioner, 83, hit by car and rushed to hospital with serious injuries

An 83-year-old is in hospital following the serious collision on Woodhall Road. (Image: Google maps)
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A pensioner has been hit by a car and seriously injured in Edinburgh. The crash, involving a red Vauxhall Corsa, happened on Woodhall Road, Colinton, at the junction with Dreghorn Loan shortly after 3.44pm on Tuesday June 18.

The 83-year-old female was rushed to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment. Police said the 47-year-old female driver of the Vauxhall was not injured.

The road was closed to allow for crash investigations to take place. Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances and officers are appealing for witnesses.

Road Policing Sergeant Fraser Mitchell said: “Our investigation into this crash is ongoing and I would urge anyone who has information to get in touch.

“We would be keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the crash or saw the red Vauxhall before the crash occurred. If anyone has any dashcam footage from the area, please let us know.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 2168 of 18 June, 2024.

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