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Edinburgh emergency services rush to retail park after car crashes into shop

Edinburgh emergency services rush to retail park after car crashes into shop

Emergency services are in attendance at a retail park in Edinburgh after a car crashed into the front of a shop.

Police, medics and firefighters were all rushed to the town’s Craigleith Retail Park, on South Groathill Avenue, shortly after 6pm on Tuesday night, July 2.




Footage from the scene shows a vehicle hitting the Pets at Home store inside the retail park, causing damage to the car’s front windscreen and store windows.

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A concerned onlooker reported seeing a heavy emergency service presence, including police and an ambulance. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service also mobilised two appliances from its Crewe Toll station.

However, a spokesperson confirmed that assistance from crews was not required to attend as there were no injuries trapped inside the car. A Police Scotland spokesperson also confirmed that officers remain in attendance following the incident.

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