Pedestrian seriously injured in road collision Musselburgh

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© SWD/East Lothian Courier
© SWD/East Lothian Courier

Police in East Lothian are appealing for witnesses following a serious road collision in Musselburgh.

The incident happened around 6.50pm on Monktonhall Terrace.

A 39-year-old man was crossing the road when he was involved in a collision with a Volkswagen Golf car that was travelling south.

The pedestrian sustained a serious head injury and was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh before being transferred to the Western General Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

Road Policing Officers responded to the scene and the road was closed for approximately three hours while they carried out their inquiries.

Anyone who can assist with this ongoing investigation is asked to come forward.

Sergeant Gary Taylor from the Road Policing Unit at Dalkeith said: “As part of our inquiries we are eager to speak with any other motorists or pedestrians who were on Monktonhall Road at 6.50pm on Thursday evening and who witnessed this collision.

“I would ask that anyone who believes they have information relevant to this incident to contact police immediately.”

Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101.