Edmonstone Road: Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision with lorry

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital in Edinburgh after being involved in a collision with a lorry in Danderhall, Midlothian, on Thursday.

Friday, 10th September 2021, 10:30 am

Police officers were called to the scene of the crash on Edmonstone Road at around 3.50pm yesterday.

When the emergency services attended they closed the road and the 29-year-old motorcyclist was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for treatment.

The road was closed for roughly five hours and reopened at 9pm.

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Officers confirmed last night that the lorry had shed its load in the accident and a clean-up operation was launched while the road was closed.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 3.50pm on Thursday, September 9, officers were called to a report of a road crash involving a motorbike and a lorry on The Wisp at Edmonstone Road, Danderhall.

"Police and Ambulance attended and the road was closed. The 29-year-old motorcyclist was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh to be treated for his injuries.

Around 3.50pm yesterday officers were called to a road crash involving a motorbike and a lorry on The Wisp at Edmonstone Road, Danderhall.

"The road was reopened at 9pm."

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