Motorcylist dies after Silverknowes fall

Police have appealed for any witnesses to come forward after a 21-year old died in a motorbike accident near Silverknowes Golf Course.
Police have appealed for any witnesses to come forward after a 21-year old died in a motorbike accident near Silverknowes Golf Course.
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A 21-YEAR-OLD motorcyclist has died after falling off his bike near Silverknowes Golf Course.

The man - who has not been named - fell off the motorbike on Silverknowes Road at around 10.15pm last night.

It is understood the rider was still alive when police and paramedics arrived but later passed away at the scene.

The road was closed while police accident investigators carried out at examination of the area.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “The 21-year-old was treated by ambulance staff but passed away at the scene.”

“Anyone who can assist us with our investigation should contact Police Scotland on 101.”