A THREE-CAR crash led to long queues of traffic on the A1 near Tranent this afternoon.

The crash occurred at about 2.15pm on the westbound carriageway between Bankton and Dolphingstone Junctions.

The outside lane was temporarily closed due to two of the vehicles blocking it, with police and the fire service on the scene.

The lane has now re-opened and the congestion has eased.

A police spokesperson said there were no injuries.