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Three seriously injured in Edinburgh rickshaw crash Published Date: 03/05/2021

Three people have been rushed to hospital following a serious crash involving a rickshaw in Edinburgh.

Emergency services rushed to the scene of the smash, on West Approach Road, at around 10.35pm on Saturday. Two vehicles were involved – a car and a rickshaw.

The rider and two passengers of the rickshaw were taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary with serious injuries.

Police say a 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident, but enquiries are ongoing in a bid to establish the full circumstances.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were called around 10.35pm on Saturday, 1 May, to a report of a serious crash on the West Approach Road, Edinburgh, involving a motor car and a rickshaw taxi. Three people, the rider and passengers of the rickshaw, have been taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh with serious injuries.

“A 25 year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances."