Woman dies following collision with lorry in Broxburn

Woman dies following collision with lorry in Broxburn

One woman has been killed and another has been injured after they were involved in a collision with a lorry in Broxburn earlier today.

Emergency services raced to the scene just after 11am following the collision.

Sadly one woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The area remains closed off whilst the incident is fully investigated.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police in West Lothian responded to East Main Street, Broxburn, on Friday 5th April following a serious road collision. 

“The incident happened around 11.20am and involved two female pedestrians and a lorry. 

“One woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene and the second was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary with injuries which are not currently thought to be serious. 

“Emergency services remain in attendance and the road is closed in both directions. 

“Inquiries are ongoing and anyone who witnessed this and has not yet spoken to officers is urged to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 1199 of 5th April 2019.”

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