Duke Street: Car pursued by police before crashing into stationary car and bike in Edinburgh

A car was being pursued by police in Leith before it crashed into a stationary car and a bike.

Thursday, 2nd September 2021, 5:43 pm
Updated Thursday, 2nd September 2021, 5:44 pm

Just after 8 pm on Wednesday, a car being driven from Easter Road into Duke Street crashed into a stationary car and an electric bicycle.

The car was being pursued by the police and the driver was taken to the hospital to be assessed for injuries before being released.

She will be appearing at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Tuesday, September 21.

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Duke Street: Car pursued by police before crashing into stationary car and bike in Edinburgh

The occupants of the stationary car and the cyclist were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

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A statement from Police Scotland confirmed: “Around 8.05pm on Wednesday, 1 September, a car being driven from Easter Road into Duke Street crashed into a stationary car and an electric bicycle.

“The car was being pursued by Police at the time of the incident and a 34-year-old woman has been charged in connection.

“She was released on an undertaking to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.”

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