Driver charged after lorry crashes into roundabout

5 January 2018, 14:30


A lorry driver has been charged with careless driving after his vehicle crashed into a roundabout.

The incident happened at around 1.20am on Friday at Old Craighall Roundabout on the A1 in Edinburgh.

Emergency services attended and shut the road for around three-and-a-half hours while the lorry was recovered.

A police spokeswoman said: "Police Scotland can confirm that a 36-year-old man has been charged in connection with careless driving following a road traffic collision at Old Craighall Roundabout."

No other vehicles were involved and the lorry driver was not hurt.

The procurator fiscal has been informed.