EMERGENCY services have rushed to the scene of an accident in Wallyford after a lorry crashed onto the train tracks near the village station.

Police, fire and ambulance crews are at the scene of the crash, which took place this afternoon.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Officers were called to reports of a lorry on the railway tracks near the A199, Wallyford, Musselburgh around 1.30pm on Thursday, 23 June, 2022.

"The male lorry driver has been taken to hospital by ambulance.

"Emergency services are currently at the scene and the following roads are closed:

"A199 closed between the Dolphinstone junction and Strawberry Corner roundabout.

"A199 closed at the Loan junction, Wallyford.

"A6094 closed at the Loan junction, Wallyford.

"Diversions are in place."

An East Lothian Council spokesperson said: "We are aware of an ongoing incident at the Wallyford roundabout (near the park and ride).

"Traffic in the area is busy.

"Local diversions are being put in place but avoiding the area is advised if possible."


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