Pen­sioner hit while cross­ing the road

The Scotsman - - News Digest -

An el­derly pedes­trian has sus­tained a head in­jury af­ter be­ing struck by a car while cross­ing an Ed­in­burgh road.

The in­ci­dent hap­pened about 8:05am yes­ter­day on Nid­drie Mains Road at the junc­tion with Hay Drive.

The 81-year-old man was on foot when he was in­volved in the col­li­sion with a white Jaguar XF.

Po­lice said he was taken to Ed­in­burgh Royal In­fir­mary for treat­ment to a head in­jury.

In­quiries are con­tin­u­ing into the in­ci­dent. Wit­nesses have been asked to come for­ward.

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