Ferry Road incident: Cyclist taken to hospital with serious injuries after hit and run in Edinburgh

A cyclist has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a hit and run in the Capital.

Monday, 14th June 2021, 11:12 am
Updated Monday, 14th June 2021, 2:56 pm

An appeal for information has been launched by the police after the cyclist was hit on Ferry Road at around 5pm on Sunday, June 13.

The man was cycling along the road when he was struck by a motorbike travelling in the same direction.

The 52-year-old sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital.

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Ferry Road: Cyclist taken to hospital with serious injuries after hit and run in Edinburgh
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The motorcyclist did not stop at the time, and police are treating it as a hit and run.

The motorbike is possibly red in colour and the driver was wearing protective clothing.

Sergeant Jill Kirkpatrick said: “I would urge the motorcyclist involved to come forward. I am also appealing to anyone who was in the area around the time of the incident.

"If any motorists have dash cams, please check your footage as it could assist our enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting number 2739 of 13 June, 2021.

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