Man Dies In Accident Near Station

A man has died after a road collision outside a train station.

He was hit by a car on Waverley Bridge in Edinburgh at around 5pm today. 

The accident happened near the pedestrian ramp to Waverley Station, a Police Scotland spokeswoman said. 

The bridge was closed while accident investigations were carried out. Police said the 76-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Sergeant Neil Inglis said: "This was a tragic incident where a man has sadly lost his life and I am appealing for any witnesses who were on Waverley Bridge around 5pm tonight to contact Police Scotland on 101 or through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.''

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