A man died after he was struck by a car as he walked on a slip road on the A1.

Police Scotland said the accident happened at 6.25pm on Saturday on the slip road onto the southbound carriageway of the A1, near to Gladsmuir.

The 38-year-old pedestrian was struck by a VW beetle motor car.

The man, from Edinburgh, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car was uninjured. The road at the scene was closed for about four hours in order to allow for a full crash-scene investigation to take place.

Police Sergeant Andy Gibb of the Roads Policing Unit at Dalkeith said: "We are appealing for witnesses to this collision and would ask anyone who may have been seen what happened to call us at Dalkeith on the 101 number, quoting PS-20171104-3396.”