Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following a road collision that happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A red MG ZR car was being driven on the A766 Penicuik to Carlops road when it left the road and collided with a tree around 2.50am.

The 22-year-old driver and a 25-year-old passenger, both male, suffered serious injuries, and are currently receiving treatment at The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. The remaining passenger, a 21-year-old male, sustained only minor injuries.

Police are appealing to anyone who saw the vehicle being driven in the area prior to the collision to contact them on 101.