Fatal road collision on Murrayburn Road

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road collision in Wester Hailes.

The incident happened around 3.50pm on Wednesday 20th February on Murrayburn Road, near to the junction with Hailesland Road.

A 42-year-old male pedestrian sustained serious injuries when he was involved in a collision with a car. 

He was taken treated by the Scottish Ambulance Service but was sadly pronounced dead at scene.

Inquiries are ongoing and the road remains closed. 

Inspector Roger Park from Edinburgh’s Road Policing Unit said:

Despite the best efforts of paramedics and medical staff, the man could not recover from his injuries and our thoughts are with his family at this time.

Our investigation to establish the full circumstances of this incident are ongoing and we are keen to hear from anyone with any relevant information. 

In particular any motorists who were in the area and have dash-cam footage that captures the collision are also urged to come forward.

Those with information are asked to contact the Road Policing Unit in Edinburgh via 101 and quote incident number 2376 of the 20th February. 

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