A BUSY section of the A1 is currently closed after a collision.

Traffic Scotland highlighted the incident on the westbound section of the road between the Bankton and Dolphinstone junctions at about 10.40am today (Sunday).

Emergency services are in attendance.



It is unknown if anyone was injured in the incident.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "The A1 (northbound) at Tranent, East Lothian, is currently closed following a road traffic collision.

"It is likely that the road will be closed for some time.

"Northbound traffic is extremely heavy on approach.

"Please avoid the area if possible."