Woman killed in fatal collision

A 24-year-old woman has died in a horror road collision near Lasswade.

The incident happened just after 7pm on Thursday, April 25 at Lasswade Road, between Lasswade and the Edinburgh City Bypass.

The woman was driving her Volkswagen Passat southbound when her vehicle was involved in a collision with a Lothian Bus.

Emergency services were in attendance, however she died at the scene as a result of her injuries.

The road remained closed at 11.20pm while Road Policing Officers continued to investigate at the scene.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Tragically, this collision resulted in a young woman’s death and we are currently trying to establish exactly what happened during this incident.

“Anyone with information relevant to this investigation is asked to contact police immediately.”