Six people hospitalised after horror crash on busy Edinburgh road
Six people have been rushed to hospital after a two-car crash on a busy Edinburgh road. Emergency services rushed to the scene on Queensferry Road, at the junction with Maidencraig Crescent, around 3.27am on Sunday, June 19. Two appliances were mobilised by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, with six casualties having to be freed from the wreckage with specialist cutting equipment.
READ MORE:Edinburgh driver goes through red light and road closure after mounting kerb All six people involved in the smash were then rushed to hospital, where their condition is currently unknown. The busy road, in the west end of the city, is located near Craigleith and joins the A90 which leads motorists over the Queensferry Crossing
A spokesperson for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were alerted at 3.27am on Sunday, June 19 to reports of a road traffic collision involving two cars on Queensferry Road, near the Maidencraig Crescent junction, Edinburgh.
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To sign up, simply enter your email address into this link here and select Daily News. “Operations Control mobilised two appliances to the scene. “Firefighters extricated six casualties from the vehicles, who were then taken to hospital by the Scottish Ambulance Service.
“Crews left the scene after ensuring the area was made safe.” A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers were called to a report of a two vehicle crash on Queensferry Road, Edinburgh, around 3.20am on Sunday 19 June 2022. “Two men and three women were taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for treatment to their injuries.
“A 27-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the incident and enquiries are continuing.”