A 78-year-old woman had been seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle in Kirkclady on Saturday.
Emergency services including fire crews, policer and paramedics we called to Nicol Street at 7.20am following reports of collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle.
Officers say the pensioner was struck by a silver Kia Sportage.
Following treatment at the scene the pensioner was taken by ambulance to Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for treatment for serious injuries.
The 48-year-old driver of the car was uninjured.
The road was closed for around five hours as crash scene began their investigation.
Female pedestrian suffered serious injuries
Police have now called on anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward.
Sergeant Stephen Quinn of Edinburgh Road Policing Unit said: “We are keen to speak to anyone who may have information about this crash.
“In particular, we are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who may have dash-cam footage from the area to get in touch.
“Please check devices as any footage could hold images which could prove to be significant in our enquiries.”
A spokesperson for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We received the call at 7.28am from the ambulance to reports of an RTC involving two cars.
“One adult female was trapped inside one of the vehicles.
“Two crews were sent, one from Kirkcaldy and one from Burntisland.
“They set up and used equipment to release the casualty from the vehicle.
“They were then taken out and taken to ambulance crews.
“We left the scene at 8.33am.”