Bilston road traffic collision leaves boy in hospital

Police and ambulance crew in attendance at the road traffic collision in Bilston.
Police and ambulance crew in attendance at the road traffic collision in Bilston.

A teenage boy has been taken to hospital with a head injury after a road traffic collision in Bilston this morning.

The incident happened at around 8am at the junction of Castlelaw Crescent and the A701.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in Midlothian are currently in attendance following a road traffic collision.

“The incident happened around 8am on Wednesday, January 9, when a car was involved in a collision with a 13-year-old boy.

“Police and emergency services attended and the 13-year-old was found to have sustained a minor head injury. He has been taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment.

“Inquiries have been concluded and no criminality has been established.”