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Hermiston Gait was partially closed earlier today following a collision between an HGV and a silver van.

One man sustained injuries during the incident which are not thought to be serious.

A number of kegs fell off the lorry.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police and emergency services are currently in attendance at the Hermiston Gait Junction, Edinburgh, following a two vehicle road traffic collision.

“The incident happened around 11.30am on Thursday, October 20, when an HGV vehicle and a silver van were involved in a collision.

“One man has sustained injuries, but these do not appear to be serious at this time. Part of the road is currently closed and will be reopened in due course.

“The public are thanked for their patience at this time.”