Child dies in Morningside collision

Child dies in Morningside collision

Police Scotland can confirm that a three-year-old boy has died following a road traffic crash in Edinburgh today, Tuesday, 30 June, 2020.

The collision, on Morningside Road, Edinburgh involved a red Kia motor car and two pedestrians. As a result, a 37-year-old woman and a three-year-old boy were taken to hospital, where the boy died and the woman was treated for her injuries.

Inspector Roger Park of Edinburgh Road Policing Unit said: “The heartfelt thoughts of my colleagues and I remain with the families involved in this absolutely tragic incident. We are providing support to the family and I would ask that the privacy of those involved are respected at this time.

“Our enquiries will continue to establish the full circumstances of the collision. I would ask that anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have dash cam or CCTV footage and who has so far not spoken to the Police to contact us on 101 quoting incident no. 1798 of 30/06/2020.”

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