A KEY route in and out of East Lothian is closed in both directions this morning after an accident.

The A6094 Salters Road is closed entirely between Whitecraig and Thornybank Industrial Estate in Dalkeith after the crash this morning.

Lothian Buses said that the 140 bus was being diverted via the A68 and Sheriffhall Roundabout while the road is closed.

The road is expected to remain closed for another couple of hours or so.

Details of the crash and any injuries are not yet known.