Sep 182013

Police ScotlandPolice in East Lothian are appealing for witnesses following a serious road collision in Dunbar.

The incident happened around 10.15am today (Wednesday) in Edinburgh Road, West Barns.

A Vauxhall Antara was involved in a collision with a bus, which subsequently struck a residential property which fortunately, was unoccupied at the time.

Road Policing Officers closed the road while they conducted an investigation and fire and ambulance service were also in attendance.

Seven people suffered various injuries and were taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for treatment.

Enquiries into the full circumstances surrounding this incident are ongoing any anyone with information that can assist police with their investigation is asked to come forward

Road Policing Inspector Andy Amour said:

This has caused significant disruption in the area and we are awaiting further confirmation as to the nature of the injuries sustained by those involved.

Our enquiries into exactly what happened are continuing and we are keen to speak with other motorists or members of the public who were in Edinburgh Road and witnessed the collision.

Similarly, anyone with any further information relevant to this incident is also asked to contact police immediately.

Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or alternatively, the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.