Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by tram

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A Cyclist has been taken to hospital after being hit by a tram.

The incident happened just after 6pm on Thursday at Edinburgh Park and both police and ambulance staff attended.

It is understood the cyclist was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary to be treated for injuries, and his condition is not believed to be life threatening.

Edinburgh Park station was off-limits to trams for around an hour after the incident.

It is believed the tram collided with the front wheel of the bike, throwing the cyclist off the saddle and onto the road.

A spokesman for Edinburgh Trams said: “There was a collision between a tram and a cyclist at around 5.40pm. Emergency services attended the scene and we are currently helping the police with their investigation.”