Horror crash leaves hole in estate agency branch and three in hospital

first_imgHome » News » Agencies & People » Horror crash leaves hole in estate agency branch and three in hospital previous nextAgencies & PeopleHorror crash leaves hole in estate agency branch and three in hospitalA black cab driver lost control and crashed into an Edinburgh firm’s branch at lunchtime yesterday after suffering a ‘medical incident’.Nigel Lewis21st August 20190881 Views An estate agency in Edinburgh has had its branch frontage partially demolished after a horror car accident outside its offices saw three people rushed to hospital.The driver of a black cab taxi lost control while driving down the city’s famous Queen Street at around 1pm yesterday and struck the fascia of city agency Murray & Currie Property, reducing part of its exterior branch structure to rubble and badly damaging the vehicle.Three people were rushed to hospital at the scene including the 61-year-old male driver of the taxi, who is believed to have suffered a medical incident which led him to mount the kerb, his female passenger and a 50-year old male pedestrian knocked over by the vehicle.DebrisThe scene outside estate agency Murray & Currie was strewn with debris including one of the taxi’s rear doors, which had been removed by emergency services at the scene.Murray & Currie’s branch frontage was hit with considerable force by the taxi, the front of which was seriously damaged during the incident. The crash caused significant traffic jams in the busy area after part of Queen Street was closed for several hours.None of the estate agent’s branch staff are believed to have been injured during the incident.Murray & Currie Edinburgh August 21, 2019Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021last_img