Police in Edinburgh have confirmed that a 22-year-old man, who was the front seat passenger of the Hyundai involved in Friday’s fatal road collision on Old Dalkeith Road has now died.
The man sustained serious injury and was taken to hospital with another passenger, who continue to be treated and the 24-year-old driver, who later passed away.
Officers have now confirmed the driver’s identity as Sean Allan from Loanhead.
In a statement issued by Sean partner, Charlene Tweed, she said:
“Sean was a loving father to his three children Eilidh, Sean and Mason, as well as his step-daughter Sophie, playing a big part in her life for a number of years.
“He was also a wonderful partner and I am utterly destroyed by his death.
“I am struggling to find the words to describe my grief and would ask that our family be left alone to grieve and come to terms with our devastating loss.”
Enquiries into the full circumstances surrounding this collision are ongoing and Road Policing Officers continue to urge anyone who can assist with their investigation to come forward.
Sergeant Ross Drummond said: “We are still trying to establish exactly what happened to result in this collision and the tragic death of two young men.
“As such, I would ask motorists who were on Old Dalkeith Road at around 11.10pm on Friday evening and witnessed the collision to contact police immediately.”
“In addition, anyone with any further information relevant to our ongoing enquiries is also asked to get in touch.”
Those with information are asked to contact Police Scotland on 101.