A major recovery operation is underway at Gypsy Brae this morning after two cars crashed through the wall and into the sea.
The alarm was raised at around 7am and the emergency services raced to the scene.
The two cars are lying on their roofs.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Edinburgh responded along with other emergency services to West Shore Road at around 6.55 a.m. following a report of a car within the water.
“Upon arrival it was established that two vehicles were in the water and efforts are continuing to recover them.
“Inquiries are ongoing to determine the full circumstances surrounding this incident.”
It has been confirmed that no one was inside the vehicles.
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