"The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. Therefore we are refusing your request under the exception at regulation 10(4)(a) of the EIRs. This is because the Trunk Road network stops just north of Hermiston, and the part of the A720 from there to Gogar is the responsibility of City of Edinburgh Council. Moment Scots loyalist battered by neighbour after confronting him over Irish flag Garry O'Connor reveals kids saved him from suicide as he battled drink and drugs SNP civil war over Salmond trial would be 'Greek tragedy' & could derail indy Sturgeon orders pub landlords turn off music & mute TVs in Covid safety measures Homophobic thug threatened to stab Scots pub boss after social distancing row©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. Therefore, taking account of all the circumstances of this case, we have considered if the public interest in disclosing the information outweighs the public interest in applying the exemption. A major stretch of the Edinburgh City Bypass will remain closed during the evening rush hour after a man's body was found on the central reservation. Welcome to Edinburgh Live's traffic and weather blog for Wednesday, May 15..

The accident happened shortly on the westbound side of the A720 road, at the Dreghorn Junction, at about 4:10pm. We'd be looking to find out how many accidents were recorded each year between Old Craighall and Sheriffhall, Sheriffhall and Straiton, Straiton and Hillend, Hillend and Dreghorn, Dreghorn and Hermiston Gait, Hermiston Gait and Gogar.”As the information you have requested is ‘environmental information’ for the purposes of the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (EIRs), we are required to deal with your request under those Regulations. By Alistair Grant. Any data collected is anonymised. The following are potential reasons for an accident not appearing on our system:Accident statistics for the sections of the A720 Edinburgh City Bypass: EIR releaseYou asked  “I was looking to find out how many road traffic accidents were recorded on the Edinburgh City Bypass (A720) for each year 2015, 2016. Edinburgh city bypass: Man rushed to hospital after falling from bridge A man has been rushed to hospital after falling from a bridge. This is essentially a technical point and has no material effect on the outcome of your request.Accident statistics for the sections of the A720 Edinburgh City Bypass from 2015 – 2019 are attached at Annex A.While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested.

Saturday, 29th February 2020, 8:27 pm. I'd be looking for figures broken down so that we have accident numbers for six different sections of the City Bypass. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. The A720 Edinburgh City Bypass is currently closed due to a serious road traffic collision. We are applying the exemption at section 39(2) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA), so that we do not also have to deal with your request under FOISA. By Katharine Hay. Accident statistics for the sections of the A720 Edinburgh City Bypass from 2015 – 2019 are attached at Annex A. Four-car crash on Edinburgh City Bypass Police and fire crews have been called to a road traffic accident on the city bypass involving four cars. Edinburgh City Bypass: The worst accident hotspots on the A720 as number of bad crashes is revealed The stretch of the A720 between Dreghorn and Hermiston Gait is the area worst affected – with police called to 61 accidents there since 2015 While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested. Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.Source: Transport Scotland Accident Manager DatabasePlease note that the information provided is based on the current figures available.