Teen Hit By Taxi In Edinburgh

27 March 2016, 07:23

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A teenage boy has been taken to hospital after being hit by a taxi in Edinburgh.

The incident happened outside a tanning salon on St John's Road in the Corstorphine area of the city at around 12.35pm.

Police said the 13-year-old was involved in a collision with a black cab which stopped at the scene.

The boy suffered injuries to his legs and was taken to the city's Royal Infirmary.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, Police Scotland said.

Inspector Davie Ferguson said: "As part of our ongoing inquiries we are keen to hear from any motorists or members of the public who witnessed this incident and I would urge them to contact police immediately should they have any information.''

The road was closed in both directions but has since reopened.

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