Man dies after being hit by lorry as busy Scots road locked down by …
A MAN has died after being hit by a lorry as cops launched a probe into the fatal crash.
2A forensic tent has been erected at the scene as cops launched an investigationCredit: Alan Simpson
2A section of the Edinburgh road was taped off by officersCredit: Alan Simpson
The collision involved a HGV and a 62-year-old male pedestrian, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Images from the scene show a forensic tent erected as a section of road was taped off.
Officers can be seen carrying out enquiries beside a stationary Lothian Bus.
Sergeant Jill Kirkpatrick, from the Edinburgh Road Policing Unit, said: “At this time, our thoughts are very much with the family and friends of the man who died.
“We are carrying out enquiries to establish the full circumstances of this incident and would appeal to anyone who was in the Gorgie Road or Calder Road area around the time of the crash to please come forward.
“If you have any information, or potential dashcam footage, which could assist our enquiries, please call police on 101, quoting incident 1457 of 14 November.”
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Officers said a 53-year-old man was arrested and released pending further enquiry.