Cairneyhill Involvement in Crash Weekend



Three persons were injured – one fatally – in road accidents in Edinburgh during the weekend.

One Saturday night, Mrs Catherine Sandilands Taylor or Robertson (76), 7 Downfield Place, Edinburgh, was knocked down by a motor van at the junction of Learmonth Terrace and Queensferry Road, Edinburgh. She received head injuries from which she died.

William McIntosh (34), of 38 Pilton Park, Edinburgh, received head injuries when his motor cycle collided with a ‘keepleft’ sign at Atholl Crescent, on Saturday night. He was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, where his condition early today was reported to be satisfactory.

On Sunday morning, Mrs Margaret Cullerton (72), 44 Stewart Terrace, Edinburgh, was knocked down by a motor cycle in Robertson Avenue, Edinburgh, and was taken to the Royal Infirmary with head injuries. Her condition early today was also reported to be satisfactory.


Alexander Campbell Neil (21), commercial traveller, residing at 38 MacDuff Street, East Wemyss, is in hospital at Kirkcaldy following a head-on collision between his car and another on the Kirkcaldy-Leven road near West Wemyss Toll, late on Saturday night. His condition was comfortable today.

In the other car were blacksmith John Matson and his wife Anne. They were driving home to Ashdene, Cairneyhill, from East Wemyss, where they had been visiting friends.

Main Street, Cairneyhill

Mr Matson, whose nose was broken, and his wife, with a broken ankle, were also taken to Kirkcaldy General Hospital, but left after treatment.

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