A man has been arrested and charged after three people were seriously injured in a rickshaw taxi crash.

Police Scotland were called to a report of a collision on the West Approach Road, Edinburgh, at around 10.35pm on Saturday.

It involved a motor car and a rickshaw taxi.

Three people – the rider and passengers of the rickshaw – have been taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh with serious injuries.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.

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“Anyone with information, dash-cam footage or private CCTV footage that could help with enquiries is asked to contact us on 101.”

The man is expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday.