AN ACCIDENT which saw a lorry crash through a wall onto the railway line at Wallyford is being investigated by police.

The incident took place at about 1.30pm and saw the lorry, which was being driven on Haddington Road, Wallyford, leave the roadway, collide with the wall and travel down an embankment, coming to rest on the East Coast Main Line.

Emergency services attended and the 41-year-old male lorry driver was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for the treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

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The road and the railway line were closed for about eight hours to allow investigations to be carried out and for the vehicle to be recovered.

Police said extensive enquiries were ongoing and officers are now appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

Sergeant Ross Drummond, of Lothian and Scottish Borders Road Policing Unit, said: "Our investigation to establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident are ongoing.

"If you were in the area at the time, please think back and get in touch with us if you have any information which may be able to assist our investigation.

"We are also keen to speak to motorists who may have dash-cam footage of the incident.

"I'd ask anyone with any information to contact Police Scotland via 101, quoting reference number 1714 of Thursday, June 23, 2022."