Road closed as motorcyclist injured in car crash

The rider is expected to be taken to hospital. Picture: Jane Barlow

The rider is expected to be taken to hospital. Picture: Jane Barlow

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A MOTORCYCLIST is being treated for neck injuries after being involved in a collision with a car.

Police have closed the Craiglockhart Road, at the junction with Colinton Road, while paramedics treat the injured man at the scene.

The accident, involving a Ford Ka, happened at 1.40pm on Tuesday.

Fire crews are also currently in attendance.

A police spokesman said: “The male rider was conscious and breathing but appears to have suffered a neck injury.

“The road is currently closed while ambulance crew treat him. He is expected to be taken to hospital soon.”